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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 mayoral race candidates hold forum at Santa Fe College

By on March 14th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 2:31 pm

WUFT’s Twitter coverage of the final forum, hosted at Sante Fe College’s downtown campus.

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Profile: Ed Braddy

By on March 8th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:29 pm

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.

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Profile: Scherwin Henry

By on March 8th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 5:11 pm

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.

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Profile: Donald Shepherd Sr.

By on March 8th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:17 pm

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.

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Profile: Mark Venzke

By on March 8th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:27 pm

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.

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Profile: Pete Lars Johnson

By on March 6th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 5:09 pm

When it comes to creative political campaigning, you might say Gainesville mayor hopeful Peter Lars Johnson is barking up the right tree.

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Profile: Craig Lowe

By on March 6th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 4:30 pm

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.

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