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Candidates Mary Alford, Marihelen Wheeler and Ken Cornell won the District 1, District 2 and DIstrict 4 County Commission races, respectively.
Florida’s local and statewide races brought Gainesville voters to the polls in full force this Election Day.
Sen. Ben Sasse's first official appearance on UF campus Oct. 10 was cut short when more than 300 protesters moved up Emerson Hall’s spiral staircase and flooded the President’s Ballroom, drowning out the senator’s responses. Just over three weeks later, organized outrage has yet to match this impact.
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Sen. Ben Sasse’s first impression of UF’s student body began with a Q&A forum and ended with the chants and jeers of hundreds of protestors outside of the President’s Ballroom.
Change Party beat out Gator Party Monday night, gaining a majority of the 50 Senate seats up for grabs in the Fall 2022 Student Government election — a victory that could signal a shift in the UF electorate for semesters to come.
Despite the looming threat of a hurricane, polls for Student Government elections opened Tuesday morning for students to vote in their next round of area senators.
UF will be closed from Wednesday, Sept. 28 to Friday, Sept. 30 ahead of Hurricane Ian’s landfall. UF has advised only essential personnel should report to work in that timeframe.
Each time the Century Tower bell marks the next period, students enter classrooms wondering if they should don or ditch a mask.
The head to head special runoff election between seasoned politician Cynthia Chestnut and newcomer Matt Howland, fizzled out Tuesday night when Howland surrendered.
Cynthia Chestnut, la política de Gainesville desde hace mucho tiempo, y el recién llegado a la Comisión de la Ciudad Matt Howland se enfrentarán en una segunda vuelta en las elecciones de enero.
Longtime Gainesville politician Cynthia Chestnut and City Commission newcomer Matt Howland will go head to head in a runoff election in January.
Many students’ first foray outside their family home takes them straight to their freshman year college dorm. UF has 26 residence halls for students to choose from. The Alligator interviewed current and former residents of each hall to discover the good and bad in each.
Room layouts are an artist’s interpretation based on courtesy photos of the residence halls.
After months of speculation and projections, the NFL Draft finally gets underway Thursday night. The Alligator Sports staff writers, through a meeting of minds, divided the teams and took turns to create a mock draft of our own. Here’s what we expect each NFL team to do on opening night.
Gainesville residents voted Tuesday to re-elect one city commissioner who saw them through a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, but voted out the other incumbent in favor of a local activist.
The Gator Party won its second executive ticket and maintained a majority in Senate on Wednesday. There were 6,650 total ballots cast, Supervisor of Elections Haley Price announced on a live stream Wednesday evening.
The first day of voting for the UF Student Government Spring Election included some technical difficulties, short lines and about an 80% decrease in voter turnout from last Spring’s election.
As the nation awaits the results of the 2020 presidential election, clouds tinged with anticipation hovered over progressive groups’ first post-Election Day events.
As of Thursday at 2 p.m., Biden sits at 264 Electoral College votes, according to The Associated Press. The AP called both Michigan and Wisconsin for Biden late Wednesday afternoon after a surge of mail ballots swung the states in his favor.
Stay up-to-date with how voting is taking place through Gainesville and Alachua County with this live blog