Candidate Profiles: Gainesville’s Mayoral and District 4 Races


Gainesville residents who registered to vote by Feb. 16 will have the opportunity to cast a ballot for their preferred mayoral and Gainesville City Commission District 4 candidate. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15.

Before visiting the polls, voters can review WUFT’s question-and-answer sessions with each candidate, along with information about important locations and election-day tips from the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections.

Gainesville Mayor

Gainesville City Commission District 4

Voting Requirements 

  • Residents must vote at the appropriate precinct, which can be found by looking at a personal Voter Information Card or using the Precinct Finder. A list of locations can be found here.
  • Check the supervisor’s website for location changes prior to voting.
  • Voters must bring picture and signature identification, such as the following:
    • Florida Driver’s License
    • Florida ID Card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
    • United States Passport
    • Debit or Credit Card
    • Military ID
    • Student ID
    • Retirement Center ID
    • Neighborhood Association ID
    • Public Assistance ID (Social Security or other social services)
  • Utility bills, bank statements, government checks, paychecks and other government documents are accepted as signature identification if they contain the voter’s name and current address.

Supervisor of Elections Office

  • Located at 515 N. Main St., Suite 300, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Phone: 352-374-5252
  • Email:

Check back tomorrow for live election results and coverage on and @WUFTNews on Twitter. 

About Giuseppe Sabella

Giuseppe is a reporter who can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing

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