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…

More anti-Morgan flyers

November 4, 2008

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…

Ford owns PCC

November 4, 2008

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…

IN blogging today

November 4, 2008

We have reporters around town observing what is happening at the various polling places. Join in and let us know what you see, too.…

Election predictions

November 4, 2008

We polled 54 area leaders and asked them who thought would win today, not who they voted for. Here the results: 1) President John McCain: 9% Barack Obama: 91% 2) Public Defender James Owens: 78% Tony…

What about House District 3

November 2, 2008

In 2004, there were 60,286 votes cast in Escambia County in the House District 3 race. This means about 60 percent of those people have already voted in that race DEM — 71.25% REP — 49.73%…

City at 60 percent of 2004 voting turnout

November 2, 2008

In the last presidential election, Nov. 2004, Pensacola residents cast 30,778 votes. That puts the 2008 early voting and absentee ballot returns (as of 11/1) at 60.47 percent. If the voting patterns follow those of the…