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Elections

  • Fanning election

    Tommy Darus:

    My name is Tommy Darus and I am running for Fanning Springs City Council and would appreciate your vote on January 19, 2016. I was born and raised in Gainesville and have worked in this area for the past 17 years and have lived in the area for the past 5 years.

  • Congressional candidate makes visit to Bronson

    Mary Thomas of Leon County, visited Bronson on Wednesday, Oct. 14, to meet and greet political leaders and supporters.

    She was greeted by, from left to right, Chris  Cowart, Levy County School Board member; George Lambka, member of the Levy County Republican Executive Committee and state Republican Executive Committeeman, Thomas, and Berlon Weeks, businessman and former Bronson City Council member. 

  • Chiefland election over

    Chiefland City Commissioner Rollin Hudson has said the hottest day of the year usually turns out to be city elections day.

    That’s because its held on the first Tuesday in August, a hot time of year in Florida.

    But Hudson and two other city commissioners up for re-election – Betty Walker and Chris Jones – won’t have to worry about the weather on Aug. 4 as they are all unopposed for office.

  • Merritt wins Inglis mayor post

    Voters in Inglis have chosen a new mayor — Drinda Merritt who won with 222 votes over Carol Gibson with 140 votes and Stephen Smalldridge with 25 votes.

    She will replace Mayor Glenda Kirkland. 

  • Elections office grant used for voting machines

    Levy County Supervisor of Elections Tammy Jones said $10,808.08 in grant funds from the Help America Vote Act of 2002 will be used to reimburse Levy County for the new voting machines.

    Jones announced the grant and repayment at the Oct. 21, Levy County Board of County Commission meeting.

    The Voting Access for Individuals with Disabilities (VOTE) Program within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) administers these grants to the states for this purpose.

  • Rooks-Bell race narrows to 4 votes

    The margin of victory narrowed to four votes but has not changed the outcome in the County Commmission District 4 race after the Levy County Canvassing Board tallied nine of fourteen provisional ballots. The board also rejected counting five provisional ballots for various reasons — including those of two people who had voted absentee and attempted to vote at the polls. 

  • Primary voting ends at 7 p.m.

    It's time to vote folks. Really, primary voting ends at 7 p.m. today. 

    And if you want to see the results, there is the usual viewing party outside the Supervisor of Elections office next to the county courthouse on South Court Street in Bronson.

    There is also a new location to watch results: The fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church in Bronson will be open for residents to watch the results after the polls close. 

  • Answers to 'tough' questions

    Because there was not enough time to ask all the questions submitted by the public at a recent candidates forum hosted by the VFW Post 5625 in partnership with the Chiefland Citizen, the "leftover" questions were emailed to all the county candidates to get a written response. 

    Only three chose to respond. 

     

    County Commissioner Candidate Ryan Bell

    1) What are you going to do about EMS sending money to Lewisville, S.C. ? And how much do they keep out of all EMS money?

  • Early voting under way

    Supervisor of Elections Tammy Jones opened early voting on Monday for the Aug. 26 primary election at her office at 421 S. Court St., next to the county courthouse, in Bronson. 

    Balloting hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Saturday, Aug. 23.

    All voters will be voting in the 8th Judicial Circuit judgeship for Group 12 where incumbent William E. Davis faces challenger William Falik.

  • Candidates forum at VFW Friday

        The VFW Post No. 5625 of Chiefland and the Chiefland Citizen are hosting a candidates forum on Friday, Aug. 1, at 6 p.m.