Clueless: Broward Elections Chief Unaware Her Lawyer Gave Money To Candidates

Under tough questioning from County Commissioner Mark Bogen, Broward Supervisor Of Elections (SOE) Brenda Snipes admitted she was unaware her “right hand lawyer” gave money to candidates with legal matters involving her office. Snipes’ comments came during a budget workshop with Broward County Commissioners earlier this week. While controversial County Commissioner Dale Holness told Snipes she …

Emails Show Broward Commissioner Shared Opposition Research With Lobbyists

Broward County Commissioner Barbara Sharief shared opposition research on her opponent with Broward County lobbyists. REDBROWARD obtained emails sent from Sharief’s personal email account sharing research into the spending habits of Miramar City Commissioner Alexandra Davis. In 2014, Davis challenged Sharief for the District 8 seat. On August 11, 2014, Sharief sent an email to Samantha …

Broward Commissioner Tied To Mystery PAC Controlled By Lobbyists

Records for a mysterious South Florida political committee show close ties between Broward County Commissioner Barbara Sharief and several high-powered Democrat lobbyists. Active for less than a year, the “Friends For A Better Broward, Inc.” committee spent more than $36,000 during the 2014/2015 election cycle. Most of the committee’s money went to those who worked on …