There are now three candidates for a proposed new Congressional seat in North Florida. Florida Senator Steve Oelrich of Cross Creek, Gainesville Veterinarian Ted Yoho, and Clay County Clerk James Jett have announced the intentions to run for the new seat, which is a result of recent redistricting. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko spoke with James Jett about why he believes he is the best candidate for the job.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/JamesJettQandA.mp3]
Though President Trump's approval ratings had dropped to 37 percent by mid-August, some conservatives in southwest Alachua County are holding their ground on supporting him as the country approaches its one-year anniversary of his election victory.