Tag Archives: election 2012

Perry campaign ad featuring Albert aired dozens of times despite request to stop

By on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 12:49 pm

Despite the University Athletic Association’s efforts, a political Keith Perry TV ad featuring Albert the alligator has continued airing.

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Early voting ends tomorrow in Florida

By on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:08 pm

Millions of Floridians have already cast their vote during the 96 hours of early voting. The last day of early voting is Saturday, and locations close at 8 p.m.

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Election litigation to continue, fundraising for Florida justices, SCOTUS hears case, unemployment up

By on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: November 2, 2012 at 11:06 am

As Election Day nears, groups brace for legal showdown at the polls – In the post Bush vs. Gore era, this is what democracy looks like: lawyers and volunteers scrutinizing how ballots are distributed, scanned and stored. This election season [...]

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Joe Biden visits Ocala ahead of Election Day 2012

By , and on November 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:50 pm

A recap of WUFT’s social media coverage of Biden’s speech follows. http://storify.com/wuftnews/joe-biden-visits-ocala-a-week-before-election-day#publicize

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District 21 race pits two Florida natives, Keith Perry and Andrew Morey

By on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm

The District 21 state house race in Florida offers Republican incumbent Keith Perry and Democratic newcomer Andrew Morey. Both candidates have a Florida background and based their careers outside politics in Alachua County.

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Fight over Amendment 6 traces roots 20 years back

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: October 31, 2012 at 11:46 am

The amendment would prohibit funding for abortions in Florida and many women’s rights activists have sa id the amendment puts the right to privacy at stake.

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District 3 voters to choose between Calderwood and Hutchinson

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:54 pm

Voters in District 3 have a choice between two experienced candidates.

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In the News: economy looks up, Giants sweep Series, hurricane poses political threat, states’ failed oversight

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: October 29, 2012 at 9:37 am

Personal Spending, Income Up In September – The Commerce Department reported today that consumer spending went up 0.8 percent in September, the best showing since February. September’s consumer spending, which followed a 0.5 percent August gain, is significant because it [...]

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Sunday rally’s speakers encourage early voting

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: October 29, 2012 at 3:17 pm

The Political Action Committee for the African American Accountability Alliance hosted the Empowerment Sunday rally at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville. The rally focused on the importance of early voting. Speakers included Georgia Congressman John Lewis and civil rights leader Jesse Jackson.

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Early voting begins Saturday for Alachua County

By on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: October 29, 2012 at 3:24 pm

Alachua County voters looking to avoid long lines at the polls Nov. 6 have a chance to vote early Saturday until Nov. 3. Early voters must present both picture and signature identification in order to vote.

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