Political unknown pledges $100,000 start-up money for Palm Beach County commission raceby George Bennett | September 23rd, 2013
O’Brien, a member of the county Democratic Executive Committee, opened his campaign last week.Republican Abrams was appointed to the District 4 seat in 2009 by former Gov. Charlie Crist and won the seat without a challenge in 2010.
Subscribers to MyPalmBeachPost.com can read more about it in this week’s Politics column.
Also in this week’s Politics column:
– the word that eliminated U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, from a once-in-a-century spelling bee at the National Press Club.
– U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings‘ assessment of Port of Palm Beach Commissioner Jean Enright, who is challenging him in a 2014 Democratic primary.
– the candidate whose fundraiser last week was visited by County Commissioner Priscilla Taylor and former commissioner Burt Aaronson.