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Bill Clinton, Stronger Together Bus Make Stops In Gainesville

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Former President Bill Clinton made two stops in Gainesville on Saturday, the last day of early voting for Alachua County.

Clinton and the Stronger Together bus tour stopped by the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office and the Caribbean Queen restaurant to meet supporters as a part of Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

President Bill Clinton Clinton shakes hands with a supporter as he gets off the Stronger Together tour bus. Clinton made two stops in Gainesville on Saturday, just three days before Election Day. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)
President Bill Clinton shakes hands with a supporter as he gets off the Stronger Together tour bus. Clinton made two stops in Gainesville on Saturday, just three days before Election Day. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)

 

Clinton takes a selfie with a supporter. His stops in Gainesville are part of the "Stronger Together" bus tour to campaign for his wife, Hillary Clinton, and to encourage early voting. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)
Clinton takes a selfie with a supporter. His stops in Gainesville are part of the Stronger Together bus tour to campaign for his wife, Hillary Clinton, and to encourage early voting. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)

 

Cassie Strickland, 29, smiles in disbelief moments after taking a selfie with Clinton. "It was amazing. It's an experience I can tell my children and my grandchildren. I checked it off the bucket list [about]," Strickland said. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)
Cassie Strickland, 29, smiles in disbelief moments after taking a selfie with Clinton. “It was amazing. It’s an experience I can tell my children and my grandchildren. I checked it off the bucket list,” Strickland said. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)

 

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Just three days before the election, Clinton stopped at the Supervisor of Elections Office, an early voting location, surprising many voters. Early voting ends this weekend in Florida. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)

 

Ed Kellerman holds a framed collection of campaign buttons as he waits for Clinton. He later handed the collection to Clinton. "I want you to have it," he said to Clinton. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)
Ed Kellerman holds a framed collection of campaign buttons as he waits for Clinton. He later handed the collection to Clinton. “I want you to have it,” he said to Clinton. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)

 

Rod Smith, the District 8 Democratic candidate for the Florida State Senate, greets voters in front of an early voting place in Gainesville, where Clinton made a stop Saturday. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)
Rod Smith, the District 8 Democratic candidate for the Florida State Senate, greets voters in front of an early voting place in Gainesville, where Clinton made a stop Saturday. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)

 

Clinton speaks to a supporter in the crowd at the Alachua County Supervisor of Election's Office. Many supporters shared stories with him about voting for him when he ran for president. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)
Clinton speaks to a supporter in the crowd at the Alachua County Supervisor of Election’s Office. Many supporters shared stories with him about voting for him when he ran for president. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)

 

University of Florida student Zoe Davis, left, and Daytona State College student Armoni Stefan hold signs supporting Hillary Clinton. After stopping by the early voting location, Bill Clinton briefly visited Carribean Queen restaurant in Gainesville. Lots of "Carribean Americans for Hillary" signs were handed out there. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)
University of Florida student Zoe Davis, left, and Daytona State College student Armoni Stefan hold signs supporting Hillary Clinton. After stopping by the early voting location, Bill Clinton briefly visited Caribbean Queen restaurant in Gainesville. Lots of “Caribbean Americans for Hillary” signs were handed out there. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)

 

Amy Gorelick with her children, Melanie Hendricks, 5, and Graham Hendricks, 1, at the Caribbean Queen restaurant. "I had to come and meet the first president I ever voted for back in 1996," Gorelick said. She said Clinton picked up Graham and took a photo with him. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)
Amy Gorelick with her children, Melanie Hendricks, 5, and Graham Hendricks, 1, at the Caribbean Queen restaurant. “I had to come and meet the first president I ever voted for back in 1996,” Gorelick said. She said Clinton picked up Graham and took a photo with him. (Rachel Wang/WUFT News)

About Rachel Wang

Rachel is a reporter for WUFT who can be reached by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing rachelnim@ufl.edu.

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