Tag Archives: presidential election 2012

In the News: early voting, Florida justices, Brooksville West Nile

By on September 27th, 2012 | Last updated: September 27, 2012 at 4:11 pm

With Start of Early Voting, Election Day Becomes Election Month – NYTimes.com – Voters in Iowa went to the polls to cast the first ballots in the 2012 presidential race less than a week before hearing either candidate remark in […]

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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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Florida DNC Chairman previews President Obama’s acceptance speech

By on September 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:43 pm

The Florida Democratic National Convention chairman will be at the convention sharing thoughts about speakers. The DNC is taking place in Charlotte, NC.

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St. Augustine holds rally for Republican presidential nominee Romney

By on August 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Presidential nominee Mitt Romney fired up a crowd of Northeast Florida supporters with promises of less government and more jobs. Romney made his comments today at a rally at Flagler College in St. Augustine. WJCT’ s Cyd Hoskinson has more.

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USF political scientist says youth vote not as big in 2012

By on August 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:30 pm

From the ” Vote or Die” campaign to President Obama’s connection with the youth vote, 2004’s presidential elections saw an uncharactersitically high level of enthusiasm from young voters. This time around, the youth vote has been less targeted so far in […]

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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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Who will Romney pick as his running mate?

By on April 18th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:31 am

With Mitt Romney having all but secured the Republican presidential nomination, the focus is shifting toward who Romney will choose as his running mate. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with University of South Florida Political Science Professor Susan MacManus about what can […]

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Santorum snowballs in southern primaries

By on March 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:38 pm

Rick Santorum picked up two more primary wins last night in Alabama and Mississippi, surprising Newt Gingrich who had heavily campaigned in the area. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with University of South Florida Political Science Professor Susan MacManus about just […]

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