Teri Johnston is Officially Key West’s Newest Mayor

It’s the end—and beginning—of an era. On Nov. 19 at noon, Key Westers gathered at Josephine Parker City Hall on White Street to see two new city...

Teri Johnston Elected First Openly Gay Female Mayor of Key West

Key West mayoral hopeful Teri Johnston overcame opponent Margaret Romero with 66.11 percent of the vote on Tuesday. 10,038 Key West citizens cast their vote in the...

Marathon Mayor Michelle Coldiron is New Monroe County Commissioner

Hurricane Irma changed the landscape of Monroe County’s District 2 — in physical ways and political themes. Much of the district’s residents in unincorporated Monroe County, hardest...

Key West is Isolated, but Exemplary

On the evening of Nov. 6 in Key West, there were toasts and embraces, as well as tears shed and gnashing of teeth. Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Andrew...

Marathon elects Gonzalez, Senmartin – Neugent’s bid falls 44 votes short

Political newcomer Luis Gonzalez ran away with the top spot in the Marathon City Council race. “Without the support of the community and the team, it definitely would...

Holly Raschein Holds Seat, Debbie Mucarsel Powell Bests Curbelo.

State Rep. Holly Raschein will return to Tallahassee as a senior legislator. First elected in 2012, the Republican sought and won her fourth and final term. “I’m absolutely...

Votes by the numbers – and words

  67.8  Percentage of registered Monroe County voters who cast ballots this election. “For a gubernatorial election, this is the highest it’s been as far as I can remember,” said...

Florida Governor Hopeful Andrew Gillum Makes Final Push in Key West

Mayor of Tallahassee and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum visited Key West on Thursday, Nov. 1, drawing hundreds to Higgs Beach to hear him speak. City Commissioner...

Jeanette Nuñez Eyes Historic Moment for Lt. Governor Seat

Just days before voters head to the polls, Republican candidates for top state positions stopped by Key Largo Fisheries Backyard Café on Thursday to meet with local...

Rep. Holly Raschen Weighs In On the Issues and a Fourth Term

In recent weeks, the contest for the state representative seat serving the Florida Keys has become heated. The ballot features the incumbent Republican Holly Raschein against political...