Tag Archives: election day

Amendment 4 Could Bring Back Marion County Teachers And School Programs

By on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 4, 2014 at 1:27 pm

On Election Day, Marion County voters will vote on Amendment 4, which calls for the millage rate to increase. The extra money will go toward school programs and teacher salaries, potentially bringing back laid-off, first-year teachers.

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Charlie Crist Makes Stop on UF Campus to Attract Voters

By on October 31st, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 10:09 am

Charlie Crist made a stop on the University of Florida campus to rally support and encourage students and Gainesville residents to vote. The race will come to an end on November 4 when voters will cast their vote for governor.

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Machines Assist Individuals with Disabilities to Vote

By on October 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 11:34 am

Voting machines accepted by the Americans with Disabilities Act encourage individuals with disabilities to cast their vote.

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In the News: Florida remains wild card, Pinellas County power outages concern voters, Florida’s election half over, rain at polls, 2012 campaign in two minutes

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 9:36 am

Florida confounds the candidates in the run-up to Election Day – Until the polls close, Florida remains a wild card for both President Barack Obama and GOP candidate Mitt Romney. Jacksonville.com Power outages in Pinellas County cause concern about polling [...]

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Super PACs make this election most expensive in history

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:39 pm

Super PACs raise millions to spend on political advertising for candidates and are not accountable to anyone.

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In the News: early voting down, meningitis victims catch another sickness, political groups spend $500b, Sandy and voters

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 5, 2012 at 3:59 pm

Second Illness Infects Meningitis Sufferers – People recovering from meningitis in an outbreak sparked by a contaminated steroid may experience a second ailment. The new problem, called an epidural abscess, is an infection near the spine at the site where [...]

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23rd Precinct changes voting line arrangements due to weather

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 5, 2012 at 4:06 pm

The 23rd Precinct is modifying its Election Day plans in case of rain. Voters at the precinct, which is located at 2121 SW 16 St., will be able to line up in a hallway while waiting to cast their ballots.

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Staying sane on election day

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 5, 2012 at 11:32 am

Worried about election day? Here are some tips to stay sane while at the polls.

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In the News: rainy election day, Gator Growl raises money, Presidential dash, Nor’easter for NY, Florida voting lawsuit

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 5, 2012 at 10:13 am

Rainy Election Day predicted in the region – Showers will likely pour down on Election Day, but clear skies are expected starting Wednesday in the region this week. The Gainesville Sun Gator Growl fights to raise money for veterans – [...]

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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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