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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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Voter registration deadline is Tuesday

By on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm

The deadline for Florida residents to register to vote is Oct. 9. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter said registering to vote is an easy process.

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Law changes Florida early voting procedures

By on September 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:33 pm

With the presidential election upcoming, Iowa voters have already taken to the polls to cast their early ballots. This time around, Florida voters will have to wait another month before submitting their picks for the Oval Office. The state legislature changed […]

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