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See who won Florida’s 2022 state House and Senate seats

Florida House Yvonne Hayes Hinson vs. Hollye Merton Winning close to two-thirds of the vote, Yvonne Hayes Hinson glided into her second term as a state House representative, this time for District 21. In keeping incumbent Yvonne Hayes Hinson, a majority of voters chose to advocate for more liberal policies, …

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Kat Cammack, Neal Dunn, and Daniel Webster emerge victorious in their U.S. House races

Liberal Gainesville voting majority unable to outweigh U.S. House District 3’s rural votes as Republican Congresswoman Kat Cammack defeats Democratic challenger Danielle Hawk With liberal Gainesville votes being swallowed by the surrounding conservative rural stronghold, incumbent Congresswoman Kat Cammack was able to cruise to victory in U.S. House District 3 …

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Football hooligans told him holocaust never happened; his relatives died in Nazi death camps

Mark Bleiweis, his wife, Jennifer, and his sister-in-law left their seats early during Saturday night’s football game between Florida and Georgia. As they exited the TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, they heard shouting from a sea of people – but it wasn’t about touchdowns. It took a few seconds for Bleiweis, a University of Florida professor and heart surgeon, to track the shouting. He said he saw a group of men, young and middle-aged, yelling antisemitic remarks. The sheriff’s office said no crimes were committed because the comments were protected as free speech.

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The Point, Nov. 1, 2022: Your voter guide

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. Your voter guide Florida’s midterm elections are November 8th, and we are rounding up key local races in north central Florida to help you cast an informed vote. • In Alachua County, three county commission seats are …

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UF students and faculty voice their opposition before Sasse’s return to campus

Students and faculty at the University of Florida are preparing to again display their disapproval of the university’s sole presidential finalist -- U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse R-Nebraska.  Opposition grew this week as the UF Faculty Senate was poised for an emergency meeting Thursday to consider a vote of no confidence in the selection process. This came as students were preparing another protest when Sasse returns to campus on Nov. 1 for a final interview with the UF Board of Trustees. 

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