Every election, the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections’ Office opens a canvassing board viewing area where residents can watch live poll updates and listen in as county officials confirm ballots.
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Candidates across the aisle have proposed legislative and executive action in response to prepare the state for the worsening conditions of climate change, but some voters say it isn't enough.
It’s up to young people like those in UF College Republicans to stay politically involved and secure a Republican presence in Congress, Cammack said.
As the 2022 midterm general election grows near, data reveals racial disparities in Alachua County voter turnout. Limitations like suppressive voting laws and confusion surrounding the rights of those with felony convictions present further barriers across the state.
The pair emphasized the importance of reproductive health care and mobilizing voters ahead of November’s general election.
Allegations of felon voter fraud, a lack of Republican ballots at select precincts and late-night result deliveries have cast doubt over Alachua County’s primary election process for some residents. A portion of voters point to what they feel is incompetence, leading to demands that Supervisor of Elections Kim Barton take accountability.
State Sen. Keith Perry, R-Ocala, released a statement after polls closed “regarding Alachua County Voter Suppression.” Multiple Alachua County precincts in both Newberry and High Springs went without Republican ballots for several hours, the statement read.
Incumbent Marihelen Wheeler wins Democratic nomination for District 2 County Commission, will face unopposed Ed BraddyBy Rylan DiGiacomo-Rapp | Aug. 24
Incumbent Marihelen Wheeler won the Democratic nomination and will face off against Republican candidate Ed Braddy for the District 2 Alachua County Commission seat in November.
McGraw won the Alachua County District 2 School Board race with 56.92% of the vote, about 14 percentage points more than school board member Mildred Russell. Russell was appointed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis after he removed McGraw in June 2021.