You won’t read this on StPETERsblog

Peter Schorsch, a political consultant, owes the commission $67,667.50 for a 2005 case against Take Back Tampa Bay, an organization he founded to promote progressive candidates for the Legislature. The case included 40 counts.

Florida Elections Commission owed almost $1.4 million in unpaid fines

By Brandon Larrabee, News Service of Florida

TALLAHASSEE — Candidates, consultants and political organizations owe the Florida Elections Commission almost $1.4 million in unpaid fines from cases stretching as far back as 1990, state records show.

The debts in 184 cases — many of which are already being written off by the state — has prompted members of the panel to consider whether and how to go after those who have defied an order to pay up for as long as 20 years. But the issue is complicated by how much authority the commission even has to use potentially effective tools to try to extract payments from the scofflaws.

Click here to read the full story from the St. Pete Times.

4 thoughts on “You won’t read this on StPETERsblog”

  1. Good stuff.
    I’m gonna go out on a limb here and posit the theory that Peter S. must owe some of those outstanding fines;)


  2. The Florida Elections commission is as corrupt as a lot of other state agencies. I’ts simply a do nothing agencey that doesn’t even respond to legitimate violations of the elections laws.


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