Tag Archives: election 2012

Former governors speak at UF about voting, preserving state’s natural resources

By on October 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Five of the past nine Florida governors visited UF this morning, speaking about growth management, keeping students in Florida after graduation and exercising democratic rights — such as voting.

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VP candidates to debate tonight

By on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:36 pm

Voters will have a chance to get to know the vice-presidential candidates when they debate Thursday at 9 p.m.

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Marion County GOP selects new sheriff nominee

By on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 4:26 pm

The Republican Party has selected Chris Blair as a the nominee for Marion County sheriff. Blair will replace Dan Kuhn on the ballot in this November’s election.

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Cancer initiative raises awareness among voters

By on October 10th, 2012 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 1:58 pm

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is raising awareness about cancer-related issues with the hope of making the disease a priority topic during the upcoming 2012 election. The Cancer Votes initiative brought its efforts to Gainesville Wednesday.

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Wasserman Schultz discusses the importance of young people voting

By on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:38 pm

Tuesday was the last day to register to vote for the Nov. 6 election in Florida, and Democractic National Commitee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was in Gainesville promoting the importance of young people voting.

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In the News: Zimmerman wants delay in trial, Roach-eating contest death, Florida voter registration ends Tuesday, Obama and Romney tied in polls, Social Security benefits increase, Sandusky sentenced, America’s greenest city

By on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: October 17, 2012 at 9:46 am

George Zimmerman to ask for delay in trial– Zimmerman requested a delay in his trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin and asked for the release of Martin’s school records and social media accounts. The Florida Times-Union Man collapses, dies […]

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Marion County searches for a replacement Republican sheriff nominee

By on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 11:13 am

Marion County Republican Executive Committee will name a replacement nominee Wednesday night for former sheriff candidate Dan Kuhn.

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Florida residents travel to Venezuelan consulate to vote

By on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:39 pm

A contingent of Florida voters and Gainesville residents made a lengthy bus trip to New Orleans this weekend to participate in the Venezuelan election at the nearest consulate.

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Chavez wins another six-year term

By on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:39 pm

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez vowed to continue with his socialist reforms after winning another six-year term.

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Voter registration deadline is Tuesday

By on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm

The deadline for Florida residents to register to vote is Oct. 9. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter said registering to vote is an easy process.

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