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In Alachua school board elections Tuesday night, Leanetta McNealy defeated her challenger and incumbent Barbara Sharpe for the District 4 Alachua County School board. Voters also renewed a property tax and an increase in sales taxes for road repairs was shot down.
Vice Mayor Marjorie Zander defeated James Mayberry for an Archer City Commission seat.
Alachua County has finished tallying its 63 precincts, according to the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections website. At the federal level, registered voters mostly chose to re-elect Democratic incumbents over their Republican challengers. In the presidential race, Barack Obama defeated Mitt [...]
Sixty-eight percent of registered Alachua County voters chose to renew a property tax benefitting local schools.