Voters are strolling to the polls and freeing their vote ahead of the November 3rd election. Local political parties, candidates, and other groups are working together to inform voters in Alachua County before they cast their ballot.
If you are heading to the polls you may have to decide more than just what candidates to support. Voters who live in Gainesville and Alachua County will have to vote on proposed city and county amendment proposals.
The vice presidential debate took place Wednesday night in Utah. Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris discussed several issues, including COVID-19 and the Supreme Court. The event looked different from the presidential debate just a week ago with far fewer interruptions.
In November voters in Marion and Levy counties will vote for who they want to represent them in the State House of Representatives for District 22, which encompasses all of Levy County and the western portion of Marion County.
The general election is just around the corner, and candidates for multiple local races had the opportunity to face off on Sunday morning. Candidates for Alachua County Commission District 1 and 3 discussed a range of topics to help improve the county at a virtual forum hosted by the League of Women Voters.
According to the Marion County Supervisor of Elections website, with all 47 precincts reporting in, Harding received 67 percent of the vote, while his opponent Russ Randall only received 32 percent of the vote.
The primary election is two days away, and early voting is now officially closed for voters in all of north-central Florida. Bradford county offered an extra day of early voting on Sunday, and voters in the county took advantage of the opportunity to cast their ballot.
The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections is warning voters about sending in their vote-by-mail ballot days ahead of the Primary Election. The supervisor said there are other options for voters hoping to cast their ballot in this upcoming election.
Roger Stone, a former adviser to President Donald Trump, traveled to North-Central Florida to support District 3 Congressional Candidate Judson Sapp. Stone spoke exclusively to TV20 and said that Congress needs more "Trump Republicans" such as Sapp.
The Republican race for the 3rd Congressional District includes 10 candidates competing for the party's nomination. Dr. James St. George, David Theus, Bill Engelbrecht, Joe Dallas Millado, and Amy Pope Wells are hoping to replace current Representative Ted Yoho, who has been serving since 2012.
The Republican race for the 3rd Congressional District includes 10 candidates competing for the party's nomination. Judson Sapp, Kat Cammack, Todd Chase, Gavin Rollins, and Ryan Chamberlin are hoping to replace current Representative Ted Yoho, who has been serving since 2012.