Rick Minor

[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.

Rick Minor, winner of Leon County Commission Seat 3 race, speaks to a supporter.
Sascha Cordner / WFSU-FM

The head of the Second Harvest of the Big Bend will join the Leon County Commission. Rick Minor won the seat currently held by Tallahassee Mayoral candidate John Dailey.

The Big Bend chapter of Florida’s Police Benevolent Association has announced its endorsements for some Leon County races. 

Florida Budget Funds Second Harvest Upgrades

Mar 21, 2018
Andrew Quintana / WFSU

Florida’s new budget provides funding for a North Florida food distribution center that is looking to make some upgrades. 

City Commissioner Scott Maddox.
LHatter / Scott Maddox

City Commissioner Scott Maddox will run for re-election in his current seat. That means he’s out of the school superintendent contest. The decision is leading other candidates to drop out of the commission race.