Tag Archives: election

Election update: What to know before bubbling the ballot March 19

By on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 5:19 pm

Tuesday was deadline to register to vote for the March 19 election. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter speaks about the number of registered voters and what they can expect at the polls next month.

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Supervisors discuss election problems with Florida senate

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 16, 2013 at 11:11 am

The Florida Senate Committee on Ethics and Elections heard from nine supervisors of election Monday about what they think caused problems during the 2012 election.

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In the News: fungal meningitis, congressman charged, Barnes and Noble PIN pads, bogus voter letters

By on October 24th, 2012 | Last updated: October 24, 2012 at 4:22 pm

Fla. health officials: 3 more cases of meningitis – The Florida Department of Health announced three more cases of fungal meningitis: a 60-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman from Escambia County, and a 50-year-old man in Marion County. The total […]

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Congressional candidates spar over District 3

By on October 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:39 pm

With the Nov. 6 election two weeks away, three candidates are fighting for one seat in Florida’s third congressional district.

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Absentee ballots offer convenience, risk

By on October 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:04 pm

Absentee ballots are due Oct. 31.

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Local experts discuss importance of presidential debates

By on October 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:45 pm

President Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney will face off Wednesday night in this year’s first televised presidential debate.

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Expect to see a crowded Florida ballot in November

By on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:55 pm

Florida voters might be taken by surprise at the polls when they go to cast their votes in the presidential race. This year’s ballot includes the nation’s second-highest candidate total, 12, behind Colorado’s 17.

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In the News: Romney, Campaign Donors, Voter Purge, Pythons, Terry Jones

By on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 25, 2012 at 11:51 am

WATCH: Full Secret Video of Private Romney Fundraiser | Mother Jones – The news organization has released a full-length version of a speech GOP candidate Mitt Romney gave at a private fundraiser in Boca Raton. The speech was taped without […]

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Politics should stay out of Supreme Court, former judge says

By on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm

A former Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice spoke to the Gainesville community about the role of politics in judicial elections as part of a lecture series which comes right on the heels of the Florida judicial elections.

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