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Alford reclaims Alachua County Commision seat for District One

In a matchup between familiar foes, Democrat Mary Alford defeated Republican Raemi Eagle-Glenn to reclaim her position as the Alachua County commissioner for district one. Unofficial vote totals from the supervisor of elections on Tuesday showed Alford holding a victory margin of more than 15%. Formerly an environmental engineer before …

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Local NAACP to pursue legal action for ‘deceptive’ political advertisements on single-member districting; GOP rejects accusations

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s chapter for Alachua County announced at a press conference Tuesday morning that it will pursue legal action against an advertising campaign that quoted political leaders of the local Black community to garner support for single-member districts, a referendum on November’s ballot.  …

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