It looks like Rick Scott is still the Governor. That’s good news for judge-maker Bill Scherer and his fellow Republicans, and bad news for Peter Weinstein, whose relationship with Charlie Crist is now worth a whole lot of nothing to the Broward judiciary.
Claudia Robinson has defeated incumbent Ian Richards, another blow to the 17th Circuit’s embattled chief judge. Dennis Bailey has prevailed over Rhoda Sokoloff by a slim margin as well. Recounts seem likely in both races.
And now on to February …
Coming Soon – Could the entire media outcry over lawyers for the homeless have been avoided?
Judge Claudia Robinson at the Supervisor of Elections Tuesday night, awaiting the recount. (Photo taken by her campaign manager, Mike Ahearn)