Early Voting Begins Monday for Mayoral Run-Off Election

Early voting for the April 16 City of Gainesville run-off mayoral election will begin Monday, April 8, and will remain open through Sunday, April 14.

The run-off election for mayor is being held because none of the six candidates secured a majority of the votes in the primary election, which had a 14.92 percent turnout. During the primary election, mayoral front runners Ed Braddy and Mayor Craig Lowe received 4,636 votes (38.4 percent) and 4,406 votes (36.5 percent), respectively.

Only one polling site has been designated for early voting; the Supervisor of Elections office located at 12 SE 1st St. The location will be open for voting from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Florida law requires voters to present current and valid picture and signature ID or vote with a provisional ballot. Only registered residents of the City of Gainesville are eligible to vote in the election.

For more information on the election, visit elections.alachua.fl.us.


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