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Gainesville City Commission at-large seat 1 elections are Tuesday. WUFT News has interviewed candidates to help voters make informed decisions. The candidates on Tuesday’s ballot shared their reasons for running and visions for the city of Gainesville.
Lauren Rautenkranz offers a preview of Tuesday’s runoff election between Craig Lowe and Ed Braddy.
Polls with be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. for Gaineville’s municipal elections.
As one of the six candidates for Gainesville mayor, Ed Braddy said he is running “a pocketbook campaign” focused on bringing fiscal discipline to the city’s budget.
As the only candidate for Gainesville mayor who has lived in the city all his life, Scherwin Henry said he has a different perspective than the other five men running for the spot.
Several candidates for mayor, such as incumbent Craig Lowe and former city commissioner Ed Braddy already have thousands of dollars in campaign support and years of experience in the political spectrum. Donald Shepherd Sr., though, is foraging ahead alone without much cash and merely a dogged presence.
Venzke has a lifelong interest in politics and improving neighborhoods. The latter interest springs from his having five bicycles stolen during the past 10 years in Gainesville. He’s running for mayor on March 19.
Mayor Craig Lowe has three pillars regarding Gainesville’s current status upon which he has built his reelection campaign ahead of the March 19 election.
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Wendy’s wages, voter registration deadline, driving permits for non-Americans, YouTube pig.
Dean Cheshire and Charles Chestnut IV are running for the county commissioner seat in Alachua County. The two are both Gainesville natives and want to bring fresh ideas to the job.