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Early voting ‘going good’ in Volusia

Early voting ‘going good’ in Volusia

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Thousands in Volusia County decided to take advantage of early voting for the Aug. 30 primary. The Volusia County Supervisor of Elections website shows that 6,022 registered voters had participated in early voting as of Daytona Times’ Wednesday presstime, including 1,364 at City Island Library in Daytona Beach. That’s an […]

Time to let your vote be your voice

Time to let your vote be your voice

Where to cast ballots early in Flagler, Volusia DAYTONA TIMES STAFF For those who have made up their minds about the candidates and are eager to vote in Volusia County, they can do so starting Monday. Early voting started on Aug. 15 in Flagler County. Early voting in Volusia is Aug. 20-27 for the Aug. […]

Who’s running? A list of local candidates

Who’s running? A list of local candidates

Who’s running? A list of local candidates BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Local politicians are gearing up for the primary election, which will take place on Aug. 30. From debates to town halls, there have been opportunities for residents to get to know the candidates’ positions. Many important offices are up for grabs in Daytona […]

No real drama during Kaine, Trump visits

No real drama during Kaine, Trump visits

Candidates stomp for votes during rallies at Ocean Center, Daytona State BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Despite serious clashes between Donald Trump protesters and supporters in some major U.S. cities, there were no incidents reported during his stop Wednesday in Daytona Beach. On Wednesday, the presidential nominee spoke to a massive crowd of about 8,000 […]

COMING DOWN TO THE PRIMARY WIRE

COMING DOWN TO THE PRIMARY WIRE

Local organizations are urging residents to register by Monday, then get out and vote. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES If you want to vote in the Aug. 30 primary, you need to register by Monday. While the nation is looking to choose between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hilary Clinton for president on […]

Political strategist to speak at B-CU’s spring commencement

Political strategist to speak at B-CU’s spring commencement

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Donna Brazile, a veteran political strategist and vice chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, will be the keynote speaker at Bethune-Cookman University’s May 7 commencement. The graduation will be held at Daytona Beach’s Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave. In a statement, the university said it has made an effort […]

Black Dems to convene in Orlando

Black Dems to convene in Orlando

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Democratic Black Caucus of Florida (DBCF) will host its 34th annual conference April 1-3 at the Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Orlando “This is the year for strategic planning with the stakeholders of our community about the importance of legislating and voting,” said Henry Crespo Sr., president of the […]

No major voting issues reported in Volusia during primary election

No major voting issues reported in Volusia during primary election

BY ANDREA BUTLER SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Forty-two percent of registered voters in Volusia County cast their ballots in the Florida presidential primary, which saw former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and billionaire businessman Donald Trump as the big winners. There were no reports of long lines in Daytona’s Black voting precincts on Tuesday […]

What to know before you head out to vote

What to know before you head out to vote

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Florida’s registered voters will cast votes on Tuesday for their preferred presidential candidate. The nation has been captivated by the broadcasts of election campaigns by Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton along with the grassroots efforts of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders. Political pundits have weighed in heavily as the two sparred one […]

How would a Trump presidency affect  the stock market?

How would a Trump presidency affect the stock market?

BY JAMES F. PELTZ LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) What would President Trump mean for the stock market? Once a far-fetched notion, the question is becoming serious business for investors now that Donald Trump is the front-runner for the Republic nomination. Trump’s bid “is becoming increasingly legitimate” on Wall Street, said Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist […]

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