WUFT News

Gainesville Voter Registration Deadline is Today

By on February 7th, 2014

Today is the last day Gainesville residents can register to vote for the upcoming city elections on March 11.

Pam Carpenter, Supervisor of Elections for Alachua County, said the deadline is set for Feb. 10 because Florida requires voters to be registered 29 days before the election in which they will be participating.

“If someone is going to mail in a voter registration application, they have to make sure it has a post mark for Monday,” she said.

Carpenter said the registration form must have an original signature from the registering voter.

Voters can register at the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office in downtown Gainesville, or they can find registration forms on the Supervisor of Elections Office website.

Additional places to register include the University of Florida, Santa Fe College, municipal city halls, post offices and various stores listed here.

Gainesville will have its run-off elections on April 8, the same day Alachua and Newberry will be having their municipal elections, she said.

Carpenter added that Micanopy will also have its municipal election on March 11.


This entry was posted in Local, Politics and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.
 

More Stories in Local

Park visitors enjoy a day in the crystal clear waters at Ichetucknee Springs State Park. Guests can enjoy tubing from the north entrance beginning Memorial Day Weekend.

Ichetucknee Springs Reopens Entrance for Memorial Day

Ichetucknee Springs is reopening the northern entrance of the park for Memorial Day weekend. 4,000 are expected to be in attendance during the three-day weekend.


Deputy County Manager Betty Baker speaks to the Gainesville City Commission on the need for regulations at the homeless camp Dignity Village. Thursday, commissioners approved to spend up to $50,000 to secure an emergency contract with a non-profit provider.

City Commission Grants Gainesville Management Of Dignity Village

Gainesville City Commission passes a motion for the management of Dignity Village. The motion begins the process of addressing safety issues and concerns regarding the logistics of the community.


Gina Eaton (left), a 34-year-old graduate student at UF, and Heather Petroccia, a 26-year-old Ph.D. student at UF, clean out buckets to prepare them to mix grout for the tiles.

Habitat For Humanity Build Programs Empower Women

National Women Build Week was May 2-10. Alachua Habitat for Humanity Women Build participated in the weeklong event.


GPD

Gainesville Police Department Recruiting Video Raises Concern

A Gainesville Police Department recruitment video has raised concerns over how it portrays how the police interact with the community. The video included scenes of police officers making arrests, chasing suspects and weapons training.


Lisa Lee Savage has experienced substance abuse and served time in prison. With help from local homeless shelter GRACE Marketplace, though, she overcame those challenges to make a new life for herself. Photo courtesy of Lisa Lee Savage

Saving Grace: One Woman’s Story Of Overcoming Adversity

Lisa Lee Savage was a substance abuser and she broke the rules, but she also overcame adversity. Now, she works as an administrative assistant and receptionist at the GRACE Welcome Center.


Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Underwriting Payments