“I think we need to evaluate the lessons learned — and opportunities for improvement — from the 2020 elections and move forward from there.”. Meet Chad Klitzman, running for Broward County Supervisor of Elections in Florida! * Mitchell “Mitch” Ceasar, 66, of Plantation, a lawyer, lobbyist and former long-time chairman of the Broward Democratic Party. But instead of running for office, he became a party leader. Klitzman went to school in Broward, attending Cypress Bay High School.

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After the 2018 election, former Gov. For undergrad, Klitzman attended the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated summa cum laude in less than three years with a Political Science degree. He lives with his parents in Weston, has loaned his campaign $50,000, and has raised about $62,000. Editorials are the opinion of the Sun Sentinel Editorial Board and written by one of its members or a designee. They were similarly impressed. It is not who I am now.”. Rick Scott removed Brenda Snipes and appointed Republican Pete Antonacci, who promised not to run for election. November 6, 2019 Chad Klitzman, an attorney who wrote and co-produced the Netflix movie “ Candy Jar,” has filed to run in the 2020 contest for Broward County Supervisor of Elections. He’s a West Point graduate and Army combat veteran who received the Bronze Star. Address: 204 37th Avenue North #182 In 2014, he interned at the Obama White House, helping coordinate logistics for big and small events. Florida Politics is a statewide, new media platform covering campaigns, elections, government, policy, and lobbying in Florida. He also wrote and co-produced the Netflix movie “Candy Jar.”. Phone: (727) 642-3162

Jennifer Gottlieb is a candidate for Broward County Supervisor of Elections. Jeh Johnson, the former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, says he is backing Chad Klitzman in the 2020 contest for the Broward County Supervisor of Elections. Klitzman added a whopping $72,000 in November, his first month as a candidate. Delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday. Ryan is a native Floridian who attended undergrad at Nova Southeastern University before moving on to law school at Florida State. Former Coconut Creek Mayor Lisa Aronson said she’s backing Klitzman in the five-person field as well. Ceasar would not tell us whether he was paid for his RT America appearances. He showed an interest in politics at the time, serving as the school’s student ambassador to the Broward League of Cities. I have no doubt the Broward elections office will thrive with Chad at the helm.”. Scott accused Snipes of fraud during the ballot count, but never proved it. He’s held a number of jobs since. It is not where I am now. He’s organized about 80 volunteers into a people-powered campaign team that holds Zoom calls three times a week and makes daily calls to Broward voters, urging them to get mail ballots and vote for Chad. Receive our team's agenda-setting morning read of what's hot in Florida politics. Whoever gets the most votes in this election wins. February 13, 2020 LGBTQ Victory Fund is announcing it will endorse Chad Klitzman in the Broward County Supervisor of Elections (SoE) race. He also wrote the screenplay for the Netflix movie Candy Jar, a story of two highly competitive high school debaters. The Aug. 18 ballot for Broward Supervisor of Elections offers a lot of familiar names, including a former chair of the Broward Democratic Party, a former Oakland Park mayor, a former Broward School Board member and a former school board candidate. He warns of ‘a price to pay for that.’, Florida lottery numbers, results and jackpots, Gables Estates mansion features walls of glass for $49.9 million | Photos, Masked suspects in a pickup truck shot paintballs at pedestrians in Wilton Manors, police say, Fraudster attempts to register dozens of dead Democrats as voters in Broward, RELATED: Chad Klitzman's candidate questionnaire », RELATED: Ruth Carter-Lynch's candidate questionnaire », RELATED: Mitch Ceasar's candidate questionnaire », RELATED: Jennifer Gottlieb's candidate questionnaire », RELATED: Tim Lonergan's candidate questionnaire », RELATED: Joe Scott's candidate questionnaire », Endorsement: For Palm Beach Soil and Water Conservation District seats, pick Sorrell, Shaw and Long, Endorsement: For Broward Soil and Water Conservation District, Seat 5, go with experience and Fred Segal, Collapse of Florida’s voter registration system reveals troubling state oversight | Editorial, Endorsement: Give Ric Bradshaw new term as Palm Beach County sheriff, but demand more from him, Sun Sentinel endorsements for Nov. 3 election — all in one place. Ceasar — who also added $50,000 to his campaign — maintains the overall cash-on-hand lead. That office is responsible for protecting the integrity of the U.S. election system. The right to vote is one of the most fundamental rights we have, and I will do everything in my power to protect it.”. This platform and all of its content are owned by Extensive Enterprises Media. Contributors & reporters: Phil Ammann, Drew Dixon, Renzo Downey, Rick Flagg, A.G. Gancarski, Joe Henderson, Janelle Irwin, Ryan Nicol, Jacob Ogles, Scott Powers, Bob Sparks, Andrew Wilson, and Kelly Hayes. Johnson is among a list of new individuals backing Klitzman’s campaign. “Chad’s enthusiasm for this position and his home county is infectious. He was also underwent an internship at the White House Office of Management and Administration during the Barack Obama presidency. Many believe her flawed ballot design helped Scott win Bill Nelson’s U.S. Senate seat. Address: 204 37th Avenue North #182 They need someone who will ask what-if questions and keep looking for ways to improve. He offers generational change at an agency grown creaky and unresponsive to the demographic and technological revolution around it.

The biggest knock on Klitzman is that he’s young. In addition to his side job as a screenwriter, Klitzman most recently worked on securities and corporate finance law at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York City.