Unformatted text preview: natives (conservative democrats, concerned with local issues) and newcomers (conservative republicans, northerners); split over Sanibel Island • Sanibel Island: bridge with $3 toll coming in, but not going out. Money goes to Island treasury. Opponents say it discourages poorer people from going to island • Local race competition : intraparty competition • Growth issues: 1) land development, 2) schools, 3) public services • What have 2 cities in Lee suggested and why? What to break off and start own county because they don’t feel well-represented • Political power in state: have money (their resource), but not the population to make a real impact in elections • Local economy and changes: tourism was #1 economic activity, wealthy retirees. Concern was affordable housing...
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course POS 3182 taught by Professor Jewett during the Spring '09 term at University of Central Florida.
- Spring '09