CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As the qualifying period gets underway this week to determine who will run for Coral Springs City Commission, the latest campaign reports show that the candidates have raised more than $102,000 so far in their races.

Three of five commission seats are up in the general election on Nov. 3.

Mayor Scott Brook is far ahead of all other candidates in bringing in money.

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For Seat 1 Mayor (two-year term), Brook has received $24,108 in contributions and spent $8,389 on expenses, according to the April treasurer’s report, the most recent available. Brook has no challengers in the race.

For Seat 3 Commissioner (four-year term), five candidates are vying for the seat held by Commissioner Larry Vignola, who is term-limited and can’t seek re-election.

They are Randal Cutter, Noor Fawzy, Andrew Kasten, Nancy Metayer, and Jose Morera.

Based on treasurer’s reports, Cutter has received $13,350 in contributions and spent $1,184 on expenses; Fawzy has received $17,644 and spent $3,462; Kasten has received $9,051 and spent $2,132; Metayer has received $12,983 and spent $1,114; and Morera has received $13,395 and spent $1,671.

For Seat 5 Commissioner (four-year term), incumbent Vice Mayor Joy Carter has received $11,910 and spent $985, according to a treasurer’s report. Douglas Caires has filed a form declaring depository and campaign treasurer but hasn’t raised or spent any money.

The qualifying period begins at 12 pm on June 8 and ends at 12 pm on June 12.


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