Boone report

November 4, 2008

Voters stream in for election voting by Sean Boone Although Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties have already seen record turnouts for early voting in this years election, many people still stood in line to vote at…

What’s happening at the polls

November 4, 2008

At 1:30 p.m.- 1,700 of the 2,400 potential voters (71 percent) of the precinct at Trinity Methodist had voted. We are hearing other Northeast Pensacola precincts are close to 80 percent already.…

Update: Nobles, Mack signs

November 4, 2008

Just got off the phone with Jack Nobles. He is not upset about the balloons on his opponent Diana Mack’s signs. What has upset him is that Diane Mack sandwiched his signs – i.e. cut off…

Nobles upset with Mack balloons

November 4, 2008

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…

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IN Your Head Radio: FINIS

November 4, 2008

Today the last IN Your Head Radio show will hit the airwaves at 12:00.  Get the last word in at 437-1620. Listen online live at newsradio1620.com.…

Alabama voter sent home

November 4, 2008

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…

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Gulf Breeze update

November 4, 2008

Lines are about six people deep at the South Santa Rosa Rec Center. As of 9:30, 640 people had voted.…

Gulf Breeze voting is brisk

November 4, 2008

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.…

Pct. 42 voting machine breaks

November 4, 2008

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.”…

Pensacola precincts are ghost towns

November 4, 2008

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…

Voting machine jams at Pct. 108

November 4, 2008

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…

Gators for McCain chairman resigns

November 4, 2008

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…