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Are we really hearing the voice of the people? What is the population of Fort Myers Beach?

There are 3,041 residential parcels and 8,818 condo parcels on the tax rolls. If we say 2 people come with each parcel, that would amount to 23,718. Still available for development are 74 commercial parcels. How much tax money is generated from the real estate property tax rolls on the beach? In 2015 it was $2,863,607,751.00.

Results of the 2014 Fort Myers Beach election:

5,136 registered voters

1,392 ballots cast

5 candidates on ballot for 3 seats, lowest amount of votes for elected winner was 767.

What does all this add up to?  Get out and vote!

Dan Parker

Fort Myers Beach