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Fredd Atkins runs for Sarasota County Commission in different political environment

Fredd Atkins runs for Sarasota County Commission in different political environment Jacob Ogles Sarasota’s first black mayor has turned his sights once again on the Sarasota County Commission. Fredd Atkins filed as a candidate in District 1, where the Democrat presumably will challenge incumbent Republican Mike Moran. “I just believe this is a tremendous, historical […]

Atkins Files In District 1, Whatever That May Be

Atkins Files In District 1, Whatever That May Be Jacob Ogles Former Sarasota Mayor Fredd Atkinswill run for Sarasota County Commission, no matter what district lines look like. “It should be rather obvious the county commission is trying to redraw the lines to significantly affect the campaign,” Atkins said. “I’m running to provide the face […]

FORMER SARASOTA MAYOR FREDD ATKINS FILES FOR COUNTY COMMISSION, DISTRICT 1; SETTING UP HISTORIC ELECTION UNDER NEW SINGLE-MEMBER DISTRICTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fredd Atkins, 941-228-2389, Flsatkins59@gmail.com or Lou Grossman, 215-630-6964, lougrossmanpr@gmail.com  Sarasota, Sept. 4 – Former three-term Sarasota Mayor Fredd Atkins proudly walked into the Supervisor of Elections office this morning at 8 am with his wife Shelia and filed as a candidate for Sarasota County Commissioner, District 1.  He is the first […]