Metro | Politics
With the run-off for Gainesville mayor’s seat three weeks away, both candidates aren’t wasting any time mobilizing forces for one last round in the political arena.
Campaigners sporting Student Government party T-shirts are not the only people telling students to vote on election days.
With Student Government elections on Tuesday and Wednesday, candidates are kicking up their campaigns early this week.
After a very, very long afternoon in a sauna — we mean office — of niceties from politicos in training and conversation after conversation about the Reitz Union’s renovation and expansion, we’d like to present you with our spring 2010 endorsement. Hold onto your hats, ladies and gentlemen, because this endorsement may surprise you.
Local political candidates brought campaign buttons and balloons onto the Plaza of the Americas Thursday.
Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of the Face in the Race series.
I would like to start out my column today by addressing the accusations directed at the Alligator and its staff by some readers. I will be the first to admit I lean to the left in my political opinions, but there’s not much I can change about that. This isn’t anyone’s fault. And if people from the other side of the political spectrum want to have their voices heard, I’m sure they can go to the Alligator’s open houses, just as I did, and get a weekly column. I honestly thought I was being closer to center than I actually was, so I will make a better effort to be a bit more neutral.
The New York native is currently an underdog and likens himself to Rocky Balboa.