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Despite support from a range of institutions, voters struck down the one-cent sales surtax increase in Alachua County that would improve transportation, leaving the City of Gainesville and the Regional Transit System of Gainesville to reassess their plans and look for alternative sources of funding.
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.
Congressman Ted Yoho claimed his seat in the August primary on Tuesday amid delay in voting results. Alachua County tallied up the votes in its primary elections, naming Lee Pinkoson, Ken Cornell and Gunnar Paulson among the winners.
Incumbent Sue Weller re-elected Tuesday night as High Springs City Commissioner for another three year term. Weller won against Bobby Summers, a former High Springs commissioner and Alachua County, by 38 votes to fill city commission seat number three.
Brent Malever is running for the District 1 seat on Ocala’s City Council in Oct. 15’s general election. His only opponent is incumbent Suzy Heinbockel, who’s been in office since 2009.
The search for new members of the Business Community Coalition’s Public Leadership Institute came to an end on Sept. 27 at its first meeting. In a partnership with the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, the leadership program allows residents to learn […]
Attempting to make voter registration list maintenance more transparent, Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced Wednesday “Project Integrity,” a series of discussions among election supervisors in October across the state.
Linda Ivery and Betty Jefferson, Eugene Jefferson’s wife, have been released on their own recognizance after they turned themselves in on election fraud charges from the District 10 Lake City council election.