Above, the May 20th, 2014 voting results of the four members of the Hallandale Beach City Commission for an interim Commissioner to serve the final five months of Comm. Alexander Lewy's term, winnowing a large field of prospective candidates down to eight and then to three. My friend and fellow Hallandale Beach & Broward County activist, Csaba Kulin, one of the eight semi-finalists, created this very helpful chart based on information provided to him afterwards by the City Clerk. Columns 1-4 denote who received votes to make the Top Three and Columns 6-9 indicate the specific number from 1-25 each candidate received.
Hallandale Beach's newest commissioner sails through first City Hall meeting
By Susannah Bryan, Sun Sentinel
7:11 PM EDT, May 23, 2014
Longtime mediator Leo Grachow may have just the right stuff to bring peace to a sometimes testy city commission, some say.
The native New Yorker was chosen from a field of 18 candidates Tuesday and sworn in as a commissioner the very next evening.
After the swearing-in ceremony, Grachow took a seat on the dais for his first meeting as a commissioner.
"It was a long agenda and sometimes that can get contentious," Grachow said. "But it went pretty smooth."
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