Three seats on the Wilton Manors Commission are up for grabs in the Nov. 3 election and the campaigning has begun to heat up.
[Update: Carson is now running for mayor]
Two 4-year Commission seats, occupied by Tom Green and Julie Carson, and the Mayor’s 2-year seat, occupied by Justin Flippen are up for election. Green is not running for re-election and Flippen has not yet announced if he is running for re-election.
To date, incumbent Julie Carson and political newcomers Michael Bracchi and Chris Caputo have announced their intentions to run for Commissioner.
Here is our Q&A with Carson. Visit to read the other candidate profiles and for other Wilton Manors election news.
Why have you decided to run for Commission?
What are your qualifications?
List your top issues of concern?
How long have you lived in the city?
Are you in favor of term limits, why or why not?
Talk about your ideas for improving the city’s downtown business district?
The city now has an all-gay Commission. How will you serve ALL the city’s residents, since the majority of Wilton Manors’ residents are not gay?
Are you married, kids, partner, etc?
What is your profession?
Is there anything else you would like to add?
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