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Bill Creating Online Voting Registration Passes First Vote

By on March 19th, 2015 | Last updated: March 24, 2015 at 1:56 pm

Senate Bill 228 passed its first round of voting on Tuesday 7 to 2. The bill will make online voting registration possible and enable current voters to update information. If passed, the bill states online services will be available Jan. 1, 2016.

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Florida Lawmakers Consider Moving Voter Registration Online

By on March 13th, 2015 | Last updated: March 13, 2015 at 1:40 pm

Two bills in the Florida State House of Representatives and Florida Senate are pushing for the creation of an online voter registration system. The Chief Deputy Supervisor of Elections said the goal is to make upcoming elections more cost efficient.

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Gainesville Voter Registration Deadline is Today

By on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 10, 2014 at 11:09 am

Elections for the City of Gainesville are coming up next month, and Monday is the last opportunity for local residents to register to vote.

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In the News: Marijuana Hurdles, Rubio In South Korea, Latinos Plan Registration Drive, NSA Actions Illegal

By on January 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: January 23, 2014 at 2:55 pm

Florida House leaders add hurdle for parents seeking help from marijuana – In the debate to legalize a non-euphoric strain of marijuana that helps kids with seizures, legislators in the Florida House of Representatives are pushing for the motion to be […]

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Election update: What to know before bubbling the ballot March 19

By on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 5:19 pm

Tuesday was deadline to register to vote for the March 19 election. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter speaks about the number of registered voters and what they can expect at the polls next month.

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What to know about voting in Alachua County’s spring 2013 local election

By on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:14 pm

The city elections are fast approaching. In order to vote on March 19, you must be a Gainesville resident and you must be registered to vote by Tuesday, Feb. 19.

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New Florida voter registration bill filed in state senate

By on January 10th, 2013 | Last updated: January 10, 2013 at 3:41 pm

State Sen. Jeff Clemens has filed a bill that would make voter registration at the DMV automatic.

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Young voters are wildcard in 2012 election, particularly in Florida

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 2:02 am

Voters between the ages of 18 to 24 have been voting more in recent presidential elections, with an approximate 10 percent increase between 1996 and 2008. The statistic would be impressive if this same age group did not still possess the lowest voter turnout rate.

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In the News: Giant eyeball, voter registration, Zimmerman trial, IRS subpoena

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 15, 2012 at 4:08 pm

Giant eyeball on Fla. beach may be from swordfish – A giant, blue eyeball found on a South Florida beach last week likely came from a swordfish, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Genetic testing will be […]

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Wasserman Schultz discusses the importance of young people voting

By on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:38 pm

Tuesday was the last day to register to vote for the Nov. 6 election in Florida, and Democractic National Commitee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was in Gainesville promoting the importance of young people voting.

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