Tag Archives: Elections

District 4 Candidate Profile: Mac McEachern

By on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Mac McEachern, 81, is running for city commission again, after serving on city commission and as mayor in the 1980s.

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District 4 Candidate Profile: Alfredo Espinosa

By on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Alfredo Espinosa, a 21-year-old junior building construction major at the University of Florida, is focusing on more than just mid-terms this semester. Espinosa is a candidate for a seat on the District 4 City Commission. The Delta Tau Delta Fraternity [...]

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Qualifying week begins for Gainesville elections

By on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:25 am

Candidates must complete the qualifying process if they want their names on the ballot. Qualifying fees are about $400 for mayor and about $300 for city commissioner.

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Josh Romney speaks at UF, emphasizes importance of youth vote

By on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 11:13 am

The son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stopped by the University of Florida to talk about his father and his father’s plan for the country if elected president.

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Herman Cain brings message to Gainesville

By on September 21st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:58 am

Former GOP candidate Herman Cain spoke at the University of Florida as part of a college tour to encourage students to be informed and to pursue their goals.

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Encouraging signs in local housing market, economy despite upcoming election season

By on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:36 pm

Housing markets in Alachua County and Marion County are expected to improve despite election season, according to August real estate reports.

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Law may limit days for early voting

By on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:37 pm

A law being challenged in the Florida federal court could decrease the amount of days to vote early.

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UF professor researches political advertisements

By on September 19th, 2012 | Last updated: October 24, 2012 at 11:45 am

Stephen Craig, a UF political science professor and the director of the political campaigning graduate program, studied negative ads and how candidates retaliate.

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Tour comes to the University of Florida to engage students in politics

By on August 27th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Group rallies to have student involvement in upcoming election.

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Recall election has possible overtones to presidential election

By on June 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:09 pm

The Wisconsin recall election Tuesday marks only the third time in U.S. history that voters will go to the polls to decide whether to oust a sitting governor.   Some political observors say it is being viewed as the second most [...]

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