Deadline to Register to Vote in August 18th Primary Approaching

first_imgYour deadline to register or change party affiliation for the August 8th primary election is Monday, July 20, 2020.Supervisor of Elections for Palm Beach County, Wendy Link told Jen and Bill that mail in ballot voting is very safe.https://www.850wftl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Wendy-Link-mail-in-safety.mp3Jen and Bill will speak with the chief investigator for Judicial Watch at 8:35 about the concerns over mail-in ballots.IMPORTANT: Florida is a “closed primary” state. That means that only the voters registered within that political party may vote in that party’s Primary Election, unless a Universal Primary Contest (UPC)* occurs. You can change your party affiliation by submitting an updated Voter Registration Application at any time, but the change must be made 29 days before a Primary Election in order to be valid for that election. All registered voters, regardless of party affiliation, may vote on issues and nonpartisan races during a Primary Election. Your party does not affect your ballot for any election other than a Primary Election.*A Universal Primary Contest (UPC) occurs if all candidates for an office have the same party affiliation and the winner will have no opposition in the General Election. Early Voting: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday, August 3, 2020 – Sunday, August 16, 2020Vote By Mail: Due by 7 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2020Election Day: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2020During the Primary Election, electors will vote for representatives within their party affiliations. If opposed within their own parties, United States Senators, Representatives in Congress, State Representatives, and State Senators will be on the ballot. The five Constitutional Officers: the Clerk of Courts, Property Appraiser, Sheriff, Supervisor of Elections, as well as Tax Collector, will also appear on the ballot if they are opposed within their party. Voters may also see County Commissioners and precinct committee men and women depending on their jurisdiction. Because Florida is a closed primary state, voters may only vote within their party. The winning candidates of the Primary Election, who see opposition from another party, will then move on to the General Election in November.Universal Primary: A Universal Primary is a contest in the Primary Election in which all candidates have the same party affiliation, but will not see opposition during the General Election. During a Universal Primary, all qualified electors may vote regardless of their party affiliation.___________________________________________________________________________________________________________last_img read more

Freshman guard Brycen Goodine enters transfer portal

first_img Published on March 13, 2020 at 8:06 pm Contact Michael: mmcclear@syr.edu | @MikeJMcCleary Goodine’s game-winning putback layup against Wake Forest was one of Syracuse’s highlights of the season, which ended abruptly. Individually, Goodine was trending upward as the season progressed because of strong on-ball defense, Goodine’s road to minutes next year looked similarly bleak. With Goodine, the Orange would’ve had six guards under scholarship next season.Kadary Richmond, a four-star recruit, further adds to the logjam at point guard which includes the injured Jalen Carey, Howard Washington and current starter Joseph Girard III. Comments Syracuse freshman guard Brycen Goodine has entered the transfer portal, according to Verbal Commits. Goodine played just 8.7 minutes per game and scored 1.9 points per outing in his first season with the Orange.“It is time for me to seek out a new beginning,” Goodine wrote in a Twitter post.Goodine started the season a game-to-game contributor. He played in SU’s first nine contests of the year, but due to ball security issues, inefficient scoring and an inability to hit any of his 10 attempts from beyond the arc, he fell out of the rotation. He appeared in just three of Syracuse’s next 10 games, playing just 10 minutes total over that stretch.center_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more