Tag Archives: 2012 Primary

Early voting has started in Florida

By on August 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 3:50 pm

With the primary election less than a week away, some residents have already started making their way to the polls. Early voting has started and Florida’s 89.1 Dana Lewin has more on the turnout so far in north central Florida. [...]

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Alachua County voter turnout numbers disappointing

By on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:46 pm

The results are in, and turnout in Alachua County was not as high as the Supervisor of Elections Office had hoped it would be. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter says early voting and absentee ballot turnout seemed to [...]

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Non-advancing At-Large candidates wouldn’t change their experiences

By , and on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:47 pm

With 8 candidates vying for the Gainesville At-Large 1 city commission seat, most candidates were not able to gain enough support to move forward to the run-off.  Realtor Donna Lutz finished fourth, but she is happy with the campaign she [...]

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Yvonne Hinson-Rawls celebrates win

By on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:47 pm

The City of Gainesville has a new District 1 Commissioner. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Caitlin Lawrence reports on Yvonne Hinson-Rawls’ election win.

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Gainesville At-Large candidates looking to the run-off

By and on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:49 pm

Tuesday night election results have led two At-Large candidates to face off in Gainesville’s runoff election, but Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange says to one of the candidates, this is not a surprise.  WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis says another run-off candidate [...]

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NPR projects Romney to win Florida Primary

By on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: January 31, 2012 at 10:20 pm

FROM NPR: NPR is projecting that Mitt Romney has won the Florida primary, with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in second place. With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Romney had nearly 47 percent of the vote. Gingrich had 32 percent. [...]

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Preliminary results from North Central Florida counties

By on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: January 31, 2012 at 10:38 pm

The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections is now reporting that all precincts have reported. These are the preliminary results: Source: Supervisor of Elections. Screen capture taken at 9:15 p.m. The Marion county Supervisor of Elections is now reporting at all [...]

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Gainesville District 1 to get a new commissioner

By on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:47 pm

Yvonne Hinson-Rawls is celebrating her District 1 victory. WUFT-FM’s Caitlin Lawrence says Hinson-Rawls won a majority over two other candidates.

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Two At-Large campaigns celebrate, and get ready to start again

By and on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:56 pm

Update: All precincts now reporting.  Run-off confirmed. It looks like a run-off for the Gainesville city commission At-Large 1 seat. With one precinct still outstanding, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis says the Nathan Skop campaign is getting ready for the next step. [...]

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Power outage at polls didn’t stop voters

By on January 31st, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:56 pm

An RTS bus hit a tree causing a limb to interfere with an electrical wire producing power outages at precincts 23 and 59. Although the power outage was brief, Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter says voting at those precincts continued [...]

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