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By Peta-Gay Sheerwood on December 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:28 pm
A vote on sales tax will determine whether or not Ocala will begin construction for the proposed Tampa Yankees baseball stadium. The commission will meet again on Dec. 17 to discuss a proposed ordinance for voting methods.
By Casey Liening on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 2:55 pm
Florida state officials are attempting to ensure that no one who has entered the country illegally has ended up on county voter rolls.
By Elise Giordano on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:59 am
Three of Florida’s largest environmental groups are teaming together to put an amendment that would budget $650 million for Florida’s conservations on the 2014 ballot.
By Zack Peterson on September 13th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 4:03 pm
Attempting to make voter registration list maintenance more transparent, Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced Wednesday “Project Integrity,” a series of discussions among election supervisors in October across the state.
By Fernanda Ponce on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 1:10 pm
Mayoral election runoff Tuesday; gas prices down; Gov. Scott awards Tebow ‘Great Floridian’; NC university shooting investigated; Maduro wins Venezuelan presidency.
By Alyssa Hayden on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 12:34 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Gainesville city elections are today, Sears Holdings Corp. to establish “Center of Excellence” in Gainesville, Ross Allen Island closed, Pope Francis officially began his papacy, annual White House Easter Egg Roll may be canceled
By Emily Miller on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 10:55 am
Alachua County supervisor of elections Pam Carpenter said she expects a 15 to 20 percent voter turnout for this election.
By Kylie Lacusky on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 1, 2013 at 6:53 pm
Members of the Florida House and Senate introduced a new medical marijuana bill Wednesday. State Bill 1250, also called the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act, would legalize up to four ounces of marijuana for seriously ill people and their caregivers.
By Bobbie O'Brien - WUSF on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 5:48 pm
Professors from the University of Florida and Dartmouth have published research based on recent voting law changes in Florida. In addition to issues with absentee ballots, many organizations are calling on government to make changes to these laws and Gov. Rick Scott is standing by them.
By Christina DeVarona on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 5, 2012 at 4:06 pm
The 23rd Precinct is modifying its Election Day plans in case of rain. Voters at the precinct, which is located at 2121 SW 16 St., will be able to line up in a hallway while waiting to cast their ballots.