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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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Election Update: Mayor’s race goes to runoff, Wells captures 54 percent of District 4 vote

By and on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 8:36 am

Update 11:21 p.m.: Defeated Gainesville mayoral and city commissioner for district 4 candidates have commented on Tuesday night’s election results. Mayoral candidate Pete Johnson in an interview offered his congratulations to the two candidates, incumbent Craig Lowe and former City Commissioner Ed Braddy, who compete in the [...]

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Gainesville polls open until 7 p.m.

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 10:55 am

Alachua County supervisor of elections Pam Carpenter said she expects a 15 to 20 percent voter turnout for this election.

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District 4 Candidate Profile: Randy Wells

By on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Randy Wells is focused on improving the quality of life and enforcing city policies and codes if he’s re-elected. Wells, 45, is seeking re-election as District 4 City Commissioner. He is currently the chair of the Equal Opportunity Committee and [...]

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