Tag Archives: Elections

Alachua County Voters Reject Sales Surtax for Transportation Funding

By on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 7, 2014 at 10:37 am

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.

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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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Yoho Takes GOP Primary Over Rush; Alachua Voting Results

By and on August 26th, 2014 | Last updated: August 27, 2014 at 10:01 am

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.

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In The News: Rubio Plans To Boost Economy, Airplane Disappearance Not Likely Terror, Florida City Fighting To Stay On Map, Gainesville Election Today, National Merit Finalists In Alachua

By on March 11th, 2014 | Last updated: March 11, 2014 at 2:12 pm

Sen. Marco Rubio said he has plans for tax reforms and legislation to boost economy, and though the link to terrorism in the plane’s disappearance has been debunked, the plane’s whereabouts remain unknown, hree seats are open on the Gainesville City Commission in today’s election, Four additional Alachua County students have been named National Merit Scholarship finalists, bringing the county total to 38.

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Incumbent Sue Weller Wins Tight High Springs City Commissioner Election

By on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 1:25 pm

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.

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Ocala City Council District 1 Candidate: Brent Malever

By on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm

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.

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Gainesville Chamber of Commerce Offers Leadership Program

By on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 5:22 pm

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 […]

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State Will Involve Florida Election Supervisors In Updating Voter Rolls

By on September 13th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 4:03 pm

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.

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Two charged with election fraud in Lake City council race

By on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 1:34 pm

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.

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Mayoral election runoff public forums

By on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 1, 2013 at 1:52 pm

Information on mayoral runoff debates hosted April 8 and 9; Early voting information

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