Tag Archives: election

Homeless Likely To Show Low Voter Turnout

By on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 3:24 pm

Some of Gainesville’s homeless express indifference about voting while others cannot vote at all.

Video | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Alachua County Prepares For Election Day

By on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 4, 2014 at 10:14 am

Elections workers prepared for Election Day on Monday. They packed up supplies to distribute across the county and taught new volunteers how to work the equipment.

Politics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Senior Voters Divided On Amendment 2

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 6:43 pm

Without enough support from senior voters, Amendment 2 will struggle to pass on election day.

Video | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

City of Hampton Kicks Off New Era with First Election In About a Decade

By on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 9, 2014 at 1:54 pm

The city of Hampton holds its first election in about 10 years today after state lawmakers give local leaders a second chance instead of dissolving the city. Citizens will vote to fill city council seats and approve charter amendments.

Florida | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

In The News: Obama’s Approval Record, Jolly Defeats Sink, Last Grandy’s in Florida to Close, Pre-K Program Helps Students Prepare

By on March 12th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 10:40 am

Poll: Obama approval at record low– President Obama’s approval rate is at an all-time low at 41 percent, according to a poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News. Disapproval is at 54 percent, which could hinder those who […]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

City of Gainesville Candidates Announced for March Election

By on January 24th, 2014 | Last updated: January 24, 2014 at 3:40 pm

Ten candidates, including two incumbents, are seeking office.

Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

City commissioners react to Braddy victory

By on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 4:50 pm

City Commissioners Thomas Hawkins and Susan Bottcher open up about Braddy taking office this May.

Politics | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

In the News: Venezuela’s new president, Climate change risks, ‘Trayvon Martin’ targets, FCAT begins, High Springs surveillance

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 11:08 am

Nicolas Maduro narrowly wins presidential election in Venezuela – Nicolas Maduro won a slim victory for the Venezuelan presidency. During his campaign, Maduro pledged to continue the socialist transformation former President Hugo Chavez began. Maduro served under Chavez for 20 years. […]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ordinance proposes city elections be held in fall, not spring

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm

Today’s ballot includes an ordinance proposing elections be held in the fall of odd numbered years as opposed to the spring, as they are now.

Local | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Early voting starts today for Gainesville’s mayoral election

By and on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 9:06 pm

Gainesville early voting for the mayoral election opened Monday morning and continues through Sunday, March 17.

Politics | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

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
Day Sponsorship Payments
Underwriting Payments