In light of recent cases of sexual assault on and around the UF campus, The Alligator listened to the stories, explored the resources and followed the trends affecting students.
Meghan McGlone is a UF junior majoring in journalism and English, and this year she’s the City and County Commission reporter. In past years, she’s served as the University Editor, the Student Government reporter, and other positions. Her favorite past time is eating gummy worms and reading a good book.
Gainesville llevará a cabo la elección de la Comisión de la Ciudad para los puestos en los distritos dos, tres y cuatro el 23 de agosto de 2022.
Gainesville is holding its City Commission election for the mayor at-large seat and districts two, three and four on Aug. 23, 2022.
The incident occurred Thursday morning near mile marker 397, according to a Florida Highway Patrol press release. The crash was two miles south of the High Springs exit, FHP spokesperson Patrick Riordan said.
Voters who supported the other three candidates — Scherwin Henry, Patrick Ingle and Gabe Kaimowitz — are now tasked with making another choice. Both candidates have adapted their campaign styles to attract more voters.
The Gainesville City Commission voted Thursday to allow The Standard, located at 1360 W University Ave, to open its residential parking lots to the public. The change comes amid an effort pioneered by Commissioner Adrian Hayes-Santos. The apartment complex can choose whether to allow the public to use the parking garage, which previously wasn’t a permitted option.
As of Sunday, almost 8,000 ballots have been cast according to the Supervisor of Elections Office — representing about 8.8% of total eligible voters in Gainesville. More than 6,000 of the ballots have been mailed in.
La elección especial se hizo necesaria cuando la ex comisionada Gail Johnson anunció su renuncia el 23 de agosto. Dijo que cuestiones como la retención del administrador municipal Lee Feldman y la falta de compromiso de la ciudad con la equidad racial y de género la llevaron a su decisión de renunciar.
Early voting for the special election begins Nov. 12 and ends Nov. 14, and registered Gainesville residents can vote at the Alachua Supervisor of Elections Office or the Millhopper Branch Library from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Members of the Gainesville Immigrant Neighbor Inclusion committee presented data and recent initiatives on National Immigrants Day to improve immigrant relations in the city.