Broward's Property Appraiser
is married to Geoffrey Cohen, Broward circuit judge.
is the daughter of the former
Tourism czar and former County Commissioner
is married to Broward Circuit Judge Mel Grossman, and her sister, Patti Englander Henning, is also a Broward
State Rep. Franklin Sands is the stepdad of lobbyist and Democratic fundraiser Alex Heckler.
Barbra Stern, a former state representative candidate recently appointed to the Florida Elections Commission, is the daughter of Judy Stern, a Broward lobbyist and political consultant.
Broward Commissioner Ilene Lieberman, who is running for county judge, is married to
Jennifer Gottlieb, who resigned last fall as a Broward school board member, is married to former state Rep. Kenneth Gottlieb, now a county judge.
Former longtime Fort Lauderdale
Dania City Commission candidate Carolyn Jones tried to get elected to the seat vacated by her husband, Albert Jones, in 2010, when he was appointed to Broward County Commission.
Broward Circuit Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren is the ex-wife of Chris Wren, Fort Lauderdale’s former planning director and now the director of the
Superlobbyist George Platt now is grooming his son, Seth Platt, as a lobbyist in County Hall.
Plantation Mayor Diane Bendekovic Veltri is the daughter of longtime Plantation Mayor Frank Veltri.
State Rep. Evan Jenne of
State Rep. Martin “Marty” Kiar, a Broward County Commission candidate, is the son of Monroe Kiar, a former
State Rep. Jim Waldman of
Hayward J. Benson Jr., Lauderhill city commissioner, is the father of Hollywood City Manager Cameron Benson, who resigned last summer.
Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness of Lauderhill campaigned last year for his cousin, Jeptha “Jeff” Holness, a candidate for
Former state Rep. and Broward County Commission candidate
Former U.S. Rep.
Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Romney Rogers’ grandfather, Dwight Rogers, was a state representative and U.S. congressman, who was replaced in
West Park Mayor Eric Jones is the father of Shevrin Jones, a Broward County commission candidate in 2010.
Former Broward-Dade state Sen.
Former U.S. Rep.
State Rep. Perry Thurston's uncle, Ken Thurston, is a Lauderhill city commissioner.
Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler and County Judge Edward Merrigan are brothers-in-law.
Broward Circuit Judges Paul Backman and Arlene Simon Backman are married.
Former state Sen. Steve Geller of Hollywood is the brother of Joe Geller, former mayor of
Broward Circuit Judge Dale Ross is the father of Circuit Judge Stacy Ross.