We have heard the wife of Pensacola City Councilman Jack Nobles is upset that challenger Diane Mack has tied yellow and blue balloons to her signs at the polling places. Molly Nobles is driving around town taking pictures of the "offensive" signs.
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Across the state line, we've received a phone call from a voter that was refused entry at a polling place in Lillian, Alabama because she was wearing an McCain T-shirt. She was told to cover the shirt or put something else on.
Lines are about six people deep at the South Santa Rosa Rec Center. As of 9:30, 640 people had voted.
Santa Rosa County did not make early voting easy for Gulf Breeze resident so the South Santa Rosa Recreation Center has been busy since 7 a.m. Republican Clay Ford has been there since the polls opened. Gulf Breeze should give Ford the same number of votes that it gave Holly Benson in 2006 - [...]
Pensacola: A voting machine at Cokesbury United Methodist Church at Summit Blvd. (Pct. 42) has broken down. All the ballots have been placed in an "emergency tub."
The impact of early voting inside the City of Pensacola is being felt throughout the city. After an initial rush before 8 a.m., most of the precincts inside the city limits are empty. The candidates working the East Pensacola polling places the hardest - meaning they have signs and people waving [...]
We received reports that a voting machine jammed at the Holy Cross Episcopal Church around 7:45 a.m. According to voters there, the precinct was crowded, but someone noticed that one voting machine had only registered 56 votes on its counter. Poll worker opened the machine and counted 113 ballots. [...]
The alt-weekly, The Independent Florida Alligator reports: "Not all Republicans were there to protest. "I wanted to see the next vice president of the United States," said Josh Simmons, Gators for McCain chairman. Simmons said he voted for Obama about two weeks ago. "I've seen a different [...]
The thugs are out again, doing their best to defeat Republican candidate for Escambia County Sheriff, David Morgan. Here are the flyers placed on cars in the Books-a-Million parking lot on North Davis Highway: smear1.pdf smear2.pdf smear3.pdf smear4.pdf
Rev. Timothy May, brother of House Dist. 3 candidate Lumon May, reports things got off to a rocky start at the Pensacola Christian College precinct. Campaigners are required to stand 100 feet away from the polling place. Initially May had trouble getting on the campus. Later Ray Walker, the [...]
We have reporters around town observing what is happening at the various polling places. Join in and let us know what you see, too.