Tag Archives: Florida politics

Poll boosts are waning for Obama, Romney

By on September 11th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:39 pm

There was a small bounce for each Romney and Obama after their respective party conventions, however that effect has already begun to wane, says Susan McManus, a professor at the University of South Florida.

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The effect of negative ads on voter turnout

By on July 19th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 1:58 pm

Election day is looming and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Elle Newbold reports,  presidential candidates are moving their campaigns to Florida.

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New voter cards mailed out in Alachua County

By and on July 11th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office has completed the process of transferring all voters to their new precincts and districts.  These changes were required after the State completed drawing the new lines for house, senate, and congressional Districts.   Alachua County Supervisor of […]

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Is it semantics or more?

By on July 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:57 pm

The immigration issue has been a contentious one, especially as political seasons heat up.  One outgrowth, what do we call people at the center of the issue?  CNN has published  a story on its web site discussing the controversy over calling […]

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Governor’s veto of tuition hike bill brings mixed reactions

By on April 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:37 am

Governor Rick Scott’s veto of a bill to allow two state universities to raise tuition by 15% has administrators scrambling and their students celebrating.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman reports:

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Governor’s to post how county election officials scored in recent survey

By on April 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:38 am

Governor Rick Scott is releasing a series of rankings for county election officials. State election officials have based these rankings off of how quickly counties reported election results during the January 31st presidential primary and when those counties set up […]

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Florida voters favor Obama in poll

By on March 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:44 pm

Early polls are showing Florida voters leaning toward President Obama. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on the point of these early voting polls.

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STATE ELECTION RESULTS 11:30 Update

By on November 2nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:59 pm

STATE SENATOR Marco Rubio REP 2,470,224 (49.87%) Kendrick B. Meek DEM 977,868 (19.74%) Alexander Andrew Snitker LBT 23,099 (0.47%) Bernie DeCastro CPF 4,511 (0.09%) Sue Askeland NPA 14,509 (0.29%) Bruce Ray Riggs NPA 3,416 (0.07%) Bobbie Bean NPA 4,071 (0.08%) […]

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CITRUS COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS 9:10 update with 100% precincts reporting

By on November 2nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:59 pm

US Senator Total: 55,597 votes Marco Rubio 27,496 (49.4%) Kendrick B. Meek 6,363 (11.4%) Alexander Snitker 345 (0.62%) Bernie DeCastro 82 (0.14%) Sue Askeland 253 (0.45%) Bruce Ray Riggs 90 (0.16%) Bobbie Bean 75 (0.13%) Rick Tyler 129 (0.23%) Charlie […]

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MARION COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS: 9:30 update with 100% of precincts reporting

By on November 2nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 2:59 pm

UNITED STATES SENATOR Percent, # of Votes Marco Rubio (REP) 55.71% 64,553 Kendrick B. Meek (DEM) 18.44% 21,370 Alexander Andrew Snitker (LBT) 0.42% 488 Bernie DeCastro (CPF) 0.42% 485 Sue Askeland (NPA) 0.45% 516 Bruce Ray Riggs (NPA) 0.11% 128 […]

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