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Elections

  • Hastings, Cowart defeat Roach, Quincey

    Winning 55.23 percent of the vote, incumbent Robert Hastings defeated Cindy Roach 9,790 votes to 7,935, securing a second four-year term as Levy County school district superintendent. 

  • McCallum wins sheriff's race

  • Candidates state their case at Lions forum

    The Cedar Key Lions Club brought out its best desserts, coffee, tea and water and the local candidates on the Nov. 6 ballot made their best pitches for election to about 100 people in a political forum hosted Sept. 25 by the Lions.

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  • Al Macri announces for county commission

    Al Macri (D-Morriston) will vie against Mike Joyner (R-Morriston) for the County Commission District 3 seat Nov. 6.

    In a candidacy announcement, Macri wrote:

    “Hello, my name is Al Macri and I am asking for your vote and support as I am running for Levy County Commissioner District 3, which is being vacated by Marsha Drew. 

  • Cindy Roach announces for schools superintendent

    Dear Citizens of Levy County,

    Our children are our future, and they deserve an education that will best prepare them to make an honest living and to fulfill their dreams. 

    Our children deserve knowledgeable and inspired teachers in the classroom. Our children, teachers, staff, administrators, and our communities deserve a knowledgeable leader who has a vision for the future of education in Levy County.

  • McCallum wins by wide margin

    Bobby McCallum, who lost a close race for sheriff four years ago, bounced back on Tuesday to decisively win by 20 points in unofficial results over Sheriff's Maj. Evan Sullivan for the Republican nomination in one of the most heated races in Levy County history.

    McCallum received 2,412 votes or 58.01 percent to Sullivan's 1,612 or 38.77 percent and Noel Desmond's 134 votes or 3.22 percent. 

  • Inglis political forum draws crowd

    It was standing room only and some were standing outside the door when 24 candidates and their representatives turned out for a forum with one of the strictest speaking limits in the county. 

    The gathering hosted by the Inglis Recreation Advisory Board Activities Committee called for candidates to have only one minute to speak at the podium and that was strictly enforced by two timekeepers and the moderator.

  • GOP headquarters opening Saturday

    The Levy County Republican Executive Committee will have the grand opening of its 2012 election headquarters on Saturday, Aug. 4., the first day of  early voting for the Aug. 14 primary.
       The office will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through the primary, then open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The schedule will increase as it gets closer to the elections.
       The office is at the back side of Chantilly place in Bronson.

  • GOP seeks volunteers for Tampa convention

    The Committee on Arrangements for the 2012 Republican National Convention is  seeking volunteers to work when the RNC meets Aug. 27-30 in Tampa.