The Associated Press called the race at 8:33 p.m., with Cammack taking 60.3% of the vote with 75% of precincts reporting.
The Alligator will update Florida state-wide elections as results come in, as they are called throughout the night by the Associated Press.
STRING: Voters take to the polls to cast their vote in the 2022 midterm elections. Local and statewide candidates brought voters out on Election Day.
UF announced its monitoring Tropical Storm Nicole ahead of its predicted landfall on Florida’s east coast Wednesday night.
The Nov. 8 general election has arrived, and with it, a slew of candidates for Alachua County residents to choose from. The Alligator analyzed every candidate slated on Alachua County ballots, breaking down political history, platforms and primary polling performance for a quick look at the playing field.
The event, which originated during the civil rights movements in an attempt to mobilize churchgoers to vote after church, included free food, giveaways, entertainment and church involvement. Attendees also heard from elected officials and candidates.
But the Florida Department of Law Enforcement has declared three crimes in Gainesville this year to be “hate crimes,” according to Gainesville Police Department records as of Oct. 17. Following vandalism of the National Pan-Hellenic Council Garden, The Pride Community Center of North Central Florida, the Alachua County Democratic Party and a Planned Parenthood center — only one has been given the hate crime designation as of the same date.
Alachua County elected officials face legal trouble with Florida's residence requirements. The lawsuit against Wheeler was dismissed in circuit court Nov. 3. The suit was filed by Alachua resident Eugene Garvin.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s overturn of Roe v. Wade and tightened abortion restrictions have heightened the importance of reproductive rights in the general election.
The Nov. 4 ruling prohibits the use of puberty blockers, hormone therapy and surgery that alters primary or secondary sexual characteristics to treat gender dysphoria in adolescents.
The Republican incumbent, who now seeks reelection as the representative for Florida’s 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. House, often voted with her Republican colleagues in her first term but broke away in notable moments. The Alligator looked into some of Cammack’s most notable legislative moments before she faces Democratic challenger Danielle Hawk in the Nov. 8 election.
The Gainesville Police Department received a call at 1 a.m. Saturday about a shooting at 500 SW Second Ave, across from The Gator Store, GPD Lt. Steven Bradford said.
A pedestrian was hit and killed by two different vehicles Friday morning on Southwest Archer Road.
‘AI is the future’: UF faculty help roll out artificial intelligence courses in Florida K-12 schoolsBy Sophia Bailly | Oct. 31
Some Florida K-12 schools are implementing artificial intelligence into curriculum with the help of UF.
Gainesville City Commission will see a potential voter majority leave in January, as four commissioners term out. The commissioners mention their priorities for the final months in office, as well as how they look to help the oncoming commission.
During the month, the organization held multiple events to promote awareness, including a guest chef cocktail party Oct. 6, which is an annual fundraiser. During the event hosted at Oak Lane Wedding and Events, guests tried food from different vendors and could bid on items in a silent auction. The event raised the organization’s goal of $100,000 to help fund the services Peaceful Paths offers.
The Gainesville City Commission welcomed delegates from Rzeszów and presented them with $20,860 for their efforts in aiding refugees from Ukraine over the past few months.
Because neither Ward nor Bielarski secured a majority of votes cast in the Aug. 23 primary election, both candidates will compete in a run-off for the seat in the Nov. 8 general election.
With data from the Federal Election Commission, the Florida Division of Elections and the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections, The Alligator looked at where candidates stand financially ahead of the Nov. 8 election.