Tag Archives: Election

Assessing the importance of the Latino vote in the presidential race

Yesterday presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a Florida convention of the National Association of Latino Elected and Apointed Officials, and President Obama spoke to the same conference today.   Their attention shows the Latino vote in Florida is becoming an ever-increasing issue of importance.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris spoke with Phillips …

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Florida Supreme Court justices stir controversy

Three Florida Supreme Court justices have been drawing some controversy recently after having suspended oral argument on a case in order to fill out paperwork for their retention election campaigns. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on what exactly caused the delay, and why some are calling for an investigation …

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Alachua County voter turnout numbers disappointing

The results are in, and turnout in Alachua County was not as high as the Supervisor of Elections Office had hoped it would be. Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Pam Carpenter says early voting and absentee ballot turnout seemed to indicate a higher turnout on election day. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/01/Carpenter-1.mp3|titles=Carpenter 1] The …

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Gainesville At-Large candidates looking to the run-off

Tuesday night election results have led two At-Large candidates to face off in Gainesville’s runoff election, but Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange says to one of the candidates, this is not a surprise.  [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/01/SDPoewrap1.mp3] WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis says another run-off candidate hopes the smaller field of candidates will mean more …

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