Selby will take over in Anna Maria mayor’s office

Anna Maria mayor-elect Mike Selby, in green, waves to motorists on Pine Avenue on election day, Nov. 2. Selby won the mayor’s seat by 83 votes over Sandy Mattick. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin

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Selby will take over in Anna Maria mayor’s office

Sandy Mattick reaches out to voters on the last day of her campaign to be Anna Maria mayor with the assistance of two teens getting an education in electoral politics — Michelle Mattick, 15, and Carolyn Cullinan, 14.

Mike Selby scored a 509-426 unofficial victory for mayor of Anna Maria over challenger Sandy Mattick in the Nov. 2 general election, with a reported record 77.9 percent of the city’s 1.329 registered voters casting a ballot. A total of …

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BB voters decide charter questions

Bradenton Beach voters faced a series of proposed changes to the city charter on the Nov. 2 ballot and gave a nod to them all. A commission-appointed charter review committee recommended the changes to the document earlier this year and …

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Vosburgh wins BB commission race

Tim Bennett, Zack Fernandes, 9, and Bradenton Beach Commissioner Jan Vosburgh greet motorists — and potential voters — early Nov. 2, election day. Vosburgh campaigned to keep her seat on the commission. Islander Photos: Lisa Neff

Bradenton Beach citizens didn’t return or check out any books at Tingley Memorial Library Nov. 2. Instead, they went to Tingley to retain Jan Vosburgh on the Bradenton Beach City Commission. Vosburgh defeated Michael Harrington in the race for the …

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Incumbents returned to office in Holmes Beach

Holmes Beach commission candidate Jean Peelen, left, and friend Jean King greet voters near a polling place at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. Peelen challenged incumbents John Monetti and Sandy Haas-Martens in the three-way race for two two-year terms at the dais.

Voters turned out in Holmes Beach to again re-elect incumbents Sandy Haas-Martens and John Monetti to the city commission. First-time candidate Jean Peelen had challenged them for one of two open commission seats. Approximately 2,949 ballots were cast from among …

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Two incumbents returned to WMFR, one newcomer voted in

Incumbent West Manatee Fire Commissioners Larry Tyler, Seat 3, and John Rigney, Seat 4, handily won their bids to keep their seats on the WMFR district commission board in the Nov. 2 general election. Both were challenged by first-time candidates, …

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Whitmore returned to county board

Veteran officeholder Carol Whitmore handily won her quest to serve another four-year term on the Manatee County Board of Commissioners. Whitmore, a Republican and resident of Holmes Beach, defeated Democrat Sundae Lynn Knight, a rookie campaigner, in the Nov. 2 …

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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010

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Island real estate transactions – 11-3-2010

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Leading the way

Grand marshals Evan Christenson, left, and Lance Valadie, right, lead the AME costume parade on Gulf Drive to the school campus where carnival-style games awaited. Kids and their families met at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce for costume …

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