Voter guide: Alachua County’s 2022 election races

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Candidates in the November 2022 Alachua County Commission District 1 race.

Raemi Eagle-Glenn was appointed to the commissioner seat earlier this year, when then-commissioner Mary Alford was found to be in violation of the District 1 residency requirements.  Alford has raised nearly $16,000 in campaign contributions, and has spent about $10,000 on her election campaign thus far. Eagle-Glenn has raised just over $12,000, and has spent about $7 thousand. Learn more about the candidates here.

 

Candidates in the November 2022 Alachua County Commission District 2 race.

Wheeler has received nearly $22,200 in campaign contributions, outraising Braddy by only about $500.

Candidates in the November 2022 Alachua County Commission District 4 race.

Incumbent Ken Cornell, who has served as County Commissioner for the last seven years, has garnered over $78,000 in campaign contributions. Van Elmore and Anthony Johnson each trail behind Cornell by more than $60,000.

When is early voting?

Early voting will take place from Monday, October 24 to Saturday, November 5 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Sunday, Nov. 6, early voting will take place only at the Supervisor of Elections Office from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Supervisor of Elections Office: 515 N. Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Millhopper Branch Library: 3145 NW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Tower Road Branch Library: 3020 SW 75th St, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Orange Heights Baptist Church:16700 FL-26, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Legacy Park Multipurpose Center: 15400 Peggy Rd, Alachua, FL 32615
  • J. Wayne Reitz Union: 655 Reitz Union Drive, UF Campus, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Alachua County Agriculture and Equestrian Center: 23100 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL 32669
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    Early voting locations map, courtesy of Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

How do I vote on election day?

On Nov. 8, polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. To vote, bring a valid form of identification to your assigned precinct. The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections website has a precinct-finder tool to help voters know where to go on election day.

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Acceptable forms identification. (Joanna Keen/WUFT News)

Can I still register to vote?

The deadline to register to vote in the state of Florida is 29 days before every election. It is too late to register for the Nov. 8 general election, but voter registration is still open for future elections for those who are:

  • 18 years of age
  • citizens of the United States
  • legal residents of Florida
  • legal residents of the county in which they will vote

Voting by Mail

A vote-by-mail request form, as well as other information about voting by mail,  can be found on the “Voter” section of the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections website.

About Carissa Allen

Carissa is a reporter for WUFT News who can be reached by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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