Palm Coast Elections

Palm Coast Resident Dana “Mark” Stancel Running for City Council in 2024

Palm Coast Resident Dana “Mark” Stancel Running for City Council in 2024

"Seeing how corrupt and uncaring the City Council is about the citizens of Palm Coast is what prompted me to run. People would bring their problems to City Council and some of the Council members would be playing on their phones and not doing anything," Stancel told us when we sat down to discuss his bid for City Council's District 3 seat. The Stancel's moved to Palm Coast in April of 2021, and Stancel has been involved in the Citizens Advisory Committee as well as the Code Enforcement board since moving here. Stancel retired from the army where he spent…
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Flagler County Elections Office List of Candidates Continues to Grow for 2024

Flagler County Elections Office List of Candidates Continues to Grow for 2024

2024 is fast approaching and with that means local elections. Candidates are in full swing registering and announcing their candidacy for local positions. With so many candidates and seats up for re-election, we have compiled a list of local candidates with links to their statements and websites, if available. This list is likely to change before election season. Quite a number of candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for local political seats like the Flagler County Board of County Commissioners, the Palm Coast City Council, and for Flagler Beach City Commission. You can find the entire list of…
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Veteran and Local Business Owner Mike Norris Launches Campaign For Palm Coast Mayor

Veteran and Local Business Owner Mike Norris Launches Campaign For Palm Coast Mayor

September 11th, 2023, Mike Norris, retired Army officer and local business owner announced his candidacy for Mayor of Palm Coast. Norris is a long time resident of Palm Coast, and has raised his children here. Norris outlined his priorities for the city by using an acronym, R.A.I.S.E., which stants for Revitalizing existing infrastructure, Attracting Industrial growth, Increasing Public Safety, Smart Growth and expansion, and Empowering the commercial development of town center. Norris stated that throughout his career he has been on various boards and committees, working with residents to address local concerns as well as having been a Critical Infrastructure…
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