Leon County Elections Supervisor

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Democrats and Republicans may be used to highlight both ends of the political spectrum, but there are other parties sprinkled throughout. As election season begins to ramp up,  there may be some confusion around third parties and how it can affect voter turnout.

Leon Elections Supervisor Mark Earley in the midst of a "moving experience."
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Leon County’s Elections Office is moving all of its functions under one roof. The present headquarters space off the lobby of downtown Tallahassee’s Bank of America Building is being vacated.

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  Early voting kicks off this weekend and continues through August 27.  But in a quick video, Leon County Elections Supervisor Ion Sancho points out a change for some citizens wishing to cast their ballots early.

L-R: Mark Earley, Tena Pate, Rep. Alan Williams.
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Three candidates are vying to replace outgoing Leon County election supervisor Ion Sancho. 

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There may be no Democratic Party primary for school superintendent this August. According to the Tallahassee Democrat, City Commissioner Scott Maddox says he’s considering dropping out of the race for superintendent. Instead, he would run to keep his seat on the city commission.

As Florida legislators  are working to draw new voting district maps, Leon County Elections Supervisor Ion Sancho talks about how the process is often use to manipulate election outcomes.