Tag Archives: Voting

Machines Assist Individuals with Disabilities to Vote

By on October 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 11:34 am

Voting machines accepted by the Americans with Disabilities Act encourage individuals with disabilities to cast their vote.

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Residents Encouraged To Vote Early At ‘Empowerment Sunday’

By and on October 27th, 2014 | Last updated: October 28, 2014 at 3:55 pm

Voters were encouraged to take full advantage of early voting on Sunday at Gainesville’s Empowerment Sunday organized by the African American Accountability Alliance of Alachua County. Martin Luther King III attended.

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With Baseball Stadium Proposal, Marion County Commission Decides On Sales Tax Voting Method

By 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.

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Florida Attempts Improved Voter List Maintenance

By 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.

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Florida Conservation Coalition Seeks Signatures For 2014 Ballot Amendment

By 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.

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State Will Involve Florida Election Supervisors In Updating Voter Rolls

By 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.

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April 15, 2013: Morning News in 90

By 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.

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Mar. 19, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By 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

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Gainesville polls open until 7 p.m.

By 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.

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Medical marijuana bill introduced in Florida House, Senate

By 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.

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