Vote-by-mail drop boxes can alleviate the stress of commuting to a precinct for voters of color, those in low income communities, disabled people and those in quarantine, the clergymen’s letter to Florida lawmakers read.
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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
Stay up-to-date with how voting is taking place through Gainesville and Alachua County with this live blog
Here is how Alachua County makes sure votes are not tampered with
All RTS bus rides will be free on Nov. 3
Senator Bill Nelson and Cory Booker both urged young people to vote
More than half of Alachua County’s registered voters cast their ballots before Election Day. Here’s what matters to them.By Anna Wilder and Steven Walker | Nov. 1
More than 113,000 people in the county have voted early in-person or by mail.
National teacher’s association partners with local and state teachers to advocate for the importance of voting to public educationBy Sophie Feinberg | Oct. 30
The American Federation of Teachers joined the Florida Education Association, UF Graduate Assistants United and United Faculty of Florida for an event urging Gainesville to vote