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November 4, 2014: General Election: Registration books closed October 6, 2014. Absentee request deadline is October 29, 2014. Early voting Monday, October 20 -- Saturday, November 1. Escambia County early voting locations here. Santa Rosa County early voting locations here.

Be Ready to Vote! Florida Election laws have changed. Check your voter status here: www.BeReadyToVote or Escambia and Santa Rosa County websites.

Escambia County Supervisor of Elections 595-3900  Website

Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections 983-1900/934-5409  Website

Candidate Information

2014 Nonpartisan Voter Guide Now Available! Click here to download the League's 2014 Voter Guide for Florida's General Election - November 4, 2014. the Guide contains information about the constitutional amendments and statewide races on the ballot, freqeuently asked questions about judicial merit retention, and more!

The Vote's in YOUR COURT - The Florida Bar resource about merit retention and the judicial candidates who will appear on the ballot-2012 here.

The Florida Bar pamphlet for First District Court with biographies provided by the judges on the ballot here. Florida Bar Merit Retention Poll Results. Judicial Candidates Disclosoure Statements.

In the upcoming general election, why am I being asked to vote "yes" or "no" on some District Court of Aoppeal judges? (Video YouTube 58 sec).

2014 Amemdments Explained: League memmbers are available to speak to your group about the proposed constitutional amendments that will appear on the 2014 General Election ballot. Contact us to schedule a speaker.

WSRE-TV Rally '14 - The candidate forums for the November 4, 2014 General Election broadcasts were on Monday, October 6th and Wednesday October 8th at 7:00 pm. Candidates for U.S. Congress - District 1, Florida House Districts 1 & 2, Mayor of Pensacola, and Okaloosa School Board District 3 can be seen here. Candidates for Escambia County Commissioner Districts 2 & 4, Escambia School Board District 3, Santa Rosa County Commissioner Districts 2 & 4 and Santa Rosa School Board District can be seen here.

WSRE-TV Rally '14 - Watch the candidate forums for the August 26 Primary Election broadcasts here.

August 5 - Candidate Forum sponsored by Pensacola Young Professionals, Seville Rotary and Greater Pensacola Chamber. Confirmation of attendance: City Council - Sherri Myers, Dennis Tackett, Brian Spencer, and Mark Taylor; County Commission - Gene Valentino, Doug Underhill, Ray Guillory, and Grover Robinson; Mayor of Pensacola - Donna Clark. A video of the County Commission candidate portion of the forum was uploaded to the web by the Underhill campaign here. Drew Buchanan uploaded a video of the City Council candidates here.

August 7, 2014, 6:00 pm Candidate Forum featuring the Milton Mayoral and City Council Candidates at the Historic Imogene Theatre in downtown Milton. The event was broadcast live on AM 1490 Fox Sports Radio.

August 14, 2014, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Judicial Candidate Forum in the Downtown Libary Meeting Room B at 239 N. Spring St., Pensacola FL. Circuit Judge, 1st Judicial Circuit, Group 22 candidates Michelle Inere and Jennie Kinsey are on the August Ballot.

Fact Checkers on Major Deceptions:

A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. FactCheck.org and sister site for the lighter side of spin, FlackCheck.org.  Check out 'Face the Facts USA' , a project of The George Washington University's Center for Innovative Media at GW School of Media and Public Affairs.

Open Secrets.org is a rearch group tracing money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy.

The state of Florida offers a toll-free Voter Assistance Hotline in English and Spanish: 1-866-308-6739


Historic Voter Information

The League showed our appreciation for all of the work of the Supervisors of Elections in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties during the 2012 election season.  (photos)

Full text of the Consititutional Amendments 2012 (here)

LWV Florida Education Fund 2012 Special Edition Voter Guide 2012 Here.

Democracy at Stake Website Protecting Florida Fair and Impartial Courts -2012

Florida Bar Judicial Candidate Voluntary Self-Disclosure Statement (here)

The Collins Center for Public Policy - detailed analysis of proposed constitutional amendments -2012 (click here)

Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties General Election Voters' e-Guide 2012

Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties Primary Election Guide 2012

Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties Voters Guide 2010

Special Election Edition of the Florida Voter. 2010

League Pro/Con of Amendments (PDF) 2010

Voter Service 

Voter Service is an integral part of the League of Women Voters.  It is strictly non-partisan and purely educational.  It includes voter registration, as well as the presentation of educational information to assist voters on non-partisan information on issues.

Voter Service of the League of Women Voters concentrates on educating voters before they go to the polls.  One important aspect of Voter Service is the presentation of pros/cons on proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution. This information is available on the League website so that you may become informed. 

 

updated: 10/13/2014

 

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