Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Thomson Wins Boca City Council Seat A

After a Friday machine and hand recount, Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher declared Andy Thomson the winner of the race for Seat A on the Boca Raton City Council.
The unofficial margin at mid-afternoon was 33 votes over Kathy Cottrell. She had led by 35 votes after counting Tuesday night.
Thomson will be sworn in with Mayor Scott Singer during an organizational meeting that has not been scheduled. I will have much more next week on this race and other news coming out of the city’s special election.
Randy Schultz
Randy Schultz, a native of Hartford, Connecticut, has been a South Florida journalist since 1974. He worked for The Miami Herald until 1976 and for The Palm Beach Post from 1976 until 2014, where he served as managing editor and editorial page editor. Since 2014, he has written a politics blog, commentaries and other articles for Boca magazine. His writing has earned first-place awards from the Florida Magazine Association and the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors. Randy has lived in Boca Raton with his wife, Shelley Huff-Schultz, since 1985. His son, daughter-in-law and their three children also live in Boca Raton.

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