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 […]

State Sen. Chris Smith Tied To Shadowy Miramar Political Committee

Official State and local records show the political committee of State Senator Christopher L. Smith (D-Fort Lauderdale) contributed money to a shadowy political committee in Broward. Last week, REDBROWARD exposed the role the secretive “Alliance for Better Governance (ABG)” political committtee played in the March 2015 Miramar city commission elections. The committee spent tens of thousands […]

Shadowy Political Committee Tied To Former Miramar Commissioner

A shadowy political committee appears to have close ties to former Miramar commissioner Alexandra Davis. The “Alliance for Better Governance” raised $12,050 from an unnamed Miami based “consultant” during the run up to the Miramar city elections in March. Davis, who previously ran for the Broward County Commission, was running for Mayor of Miramar. According to […]