Elections

Elections
8:00 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Seinfeld Actor Jason Alexander Courts Youth Vote For President Obama

Seinfeld Actor Jason Alexander (middle) taking a picture with college students at the Florida State University campus, after he finished talking to them
Ryan Benk

Actor Jason Alexander has been stopping in swing states across the country, campaigning for President Barack Obama. And, he stopped Wednesday in Tallahassee to talk to young voters about why it’s important to vote in the presidential election.

“Fired Up! Ready to Go! Fired Up! Ready to Go!”

A group of Florida State University students chanted a slogan that’s famous among President Barack Obama’s campaign, as they waited for Jason Alexander to arrive.

He’s an actor whose most notable role is George Costanza, one of the four main characters of the TV show “Seinfeld.”

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Elections
5:07 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Maddox and Stewart Continue War Of Words On WFSU's Perspectives

The race for the Leon County Commission Seat one has been heated from the start. Scott Maddox filed an ethics complaint against Steve Stewart that was later dropped, and both sides have accused the other of dirty politics. And in a joint appearance on WFSU’s Perspectives Program Thursday, the two carried on their political sparring match, with Maddox making the first dig:

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Elections
8:11 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Sen. McCain Appeals To Fellow Vets In Tally: 'We Can't Afford Four More Years Of Obama'

Senator John McCain speaking at the American Legion Post 13 in Tallahassee to a group of Veterans for the "Veterans for Romney Meet and Greet" event Wednesday
Sascha Cordner

With the presidential election about a month away, both the Obama and Romney campaigns are tailoring their message to certain groups. Republicans sent former GOP presidential candidate, U.S. Senator John McCain, to Tallahassee Wednesday to talk to his fellow veterans about why Mitt Romney deserves to be the next President of the United States.

“I’m Dale, and I’m here to introduce you to a personal friend, who I’ve known for many years, and whom I’ve served with for many years in the prison camps in North Vietnam.”

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Elections
4:14 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Minority Advocates On Track To Register 50,000 New Florida Voters

Several minority-advocacy groups in Florida are conducting large-scale voter-registration and education drives ahead of the state's registration deadline on Oct. 9. The groups have been going full throttle since June, when a judge struck down Florida’s new restrictions on third-party voter drives.

The groups, which represent Hispanic, black and other minority voters, announced their registration efforts on Wednesday.

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WSFU Local
12:59 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Akinyemi To Lindley: "You're A Big Fat Liar"

Leon Co.Commission Chairman Akin Akinyemi and Challenger Mary Ann Lindley debate the issues in the WFSU studios
WFSU

Leon County Commission Chair Akin Akinyemi and Mary Ann Lindley, candidate for an at-large Leon County Commission seat, sparred on a number of issues during a joint appearance on WFSU's Perspectives Program.

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