DeSantis approved funding for a sports complex and vetoed two projects that would have funded transportation and medical resources to vulnerable Gainesville residents.
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City and county activist groups gathered outside Gainesville City Hall Thursday night to protest the far right after Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill on Jan. 6. Demonstrators also called for District 3 Rep. Kat Cammack's resignation, though she issued a statement Wednesday condemning the violence in D.C.
Voting numbers increased in many demographics, and decreased in others
Alachua County to be represented by women on the county commission, in Congress and in the White House
Biden’s victory shows us that normalcy triumphs chaos. Amendment 2’s victory shows us that the youth vote mattersBy The Alligator Editorial Board | Nov. 7
It is easy for a young person to feel frustrated with a system that only occasionally listens to their voice. However, the passage of Amendment 2, serves as a silver lining: a reminder that the youth vote mattered.
Former Vice President Joe Biden wins the 2020 presidential election, will serve as the 46th president of the U.S.By Steven Walker | Nov. 7
Four days after Election Day, the results are known: Joe Biden is the president-elect.
As U.S. awaits final election results, Alachua County students overwhelmingly supported Biden in mock electionBy Sophie Feinberg | Nov. 6
More than 63% of students supported Biden, mirroring election trends in Alachua County
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.
The fate of the presidency hangs in the balance of the Midwest and Georgia
Students got together virtually and in person on election night
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Here is how Alachua County makes sure votes are not tampered with