Recount

[From left to right] Leon County Commission Candidates Rick Minor,  Emily Fritz, Kyle Frost, and Carlos Rey, with the exception of Rex Rekstis [missing from photo], appeared Tuesday on WFSU’s Perspectives show.
Lydell Rawls / WFSU

To win a nonpartisan seat during Leon County primaries, one candidate must get a majority – or, 50 percent plus one vote. But a local county commission race may be headed toward a recount.

Capital Report: 08-17-2012

Aug 17, 2012

Every election seems to have at least a few surprises. One of the shockers in Florida’s August fourteenth primary involved a veteran North Florida congressman’s defeat. Tom Flanigan reports the successful challenger in that race seemed to come from out of nowhere.