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