Tag: Ion Sancho

Staff ReportsNovember 8, 2016
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State Rep. Alan Williams, a Tallahassee Democrat who was term-limited this year, has lost a bid for Leon County elections supervisor. In a runoff election for the nonpartisan post, Williams lost the race to Mark Earley, the veteran aide and heir-apparent to Elections Supervisor Ion Sancho, who is retiring. By 9 p.m., with 120 of 153 precincts reporting, Williams had […]

Ryan RayApril 18, 2016
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U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham said she is disappointed in Monday’s district to uphold redrawn U.S. House maps. Graham responded to news that a federal panel struck down objections to a recent redistricting decision filed by U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown who, like Graham, will now see radical changes to her congressional district. “I’m disappointed the Second Congressional District will […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 16, 2016
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There may be a month until Florida’s presidential preference primary, but thousands of Sunshine State voters are already casting their ballots. Elections offices across the state have sent about 1.8 million absentee, or vote by mail, ballots this election cycle. About 47 percent of those ballots went to registered Republicans; while 40 percent were sent […]

Drew WilsonJanuary 7, 2016
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The chairwoman of the Florida Commission on Offender Review said Thursday that she will run to be the next Leon County Supervisor of Elections. Tena Pate joins supervisor of elections employee Mark Earley and termed-out Democratic Rep. Alan Williams in the race to take over for current Elections Supervisor Ion Sancho. In her announcement, Pate said she […]

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Some Florida voters could be casting their ballots around the same time as voters in early voting states. Thousands of vote-by-mail, or absentee, ballots are expected to be sent out in advance of Florida’s presidential preference primary. According to the Florida Division of Elections, the first wave of mail ballots will by sent to military […]

Jim RosicaOctober 2, 2015
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Current state Rep. Alan Williams, a Tallahassee Democrat, has filed to run for Leon County Supervisor of Elections in 2016, succeeding retiring supervisor Ion Sancho. Williams, first elected to the Florida House in 2008, is term limited. He filed paperwork for the local office on Thursday, online records show. He is chair of the Florida […]

Daniel TilsonOctober 9, 2013

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With Secretary of State Ken Detzner wrapping up a five-city tour selling a new and improved version of voter purging, it’s worth noting that some citizens still don’t know or believe that the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) engaged in a voter suppression conspiracy leading up to the debacle that was the 2012 election. That’s not suspicion or rumor. […]


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