To to keep our members informed on the candidate’s backgrounds and policies that affect young professionals, ACEL’s Public Policy Committee reached out to candidates running in the upcoming election to answer a few questions. We’ve provided a bio for every candidate running and the answers to our interview to those who responded before our deadline. ACEL is a non-partisan organization and does not endorse any candidates. 

2019 Gainesville Regular Election Preview

Election Day:
Tuesday March 19th

7am — 7pm

Early Voting:

Dates & Times

March 9 to March 16
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Tuesday and Thursday)


Millhopper Library, 3145 NW 43rd St.
Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34th Blvd.
Supervisor of Elections Office, 515 N. Main St. 
J. Wayne Reitz Union, 655 Museum Rd. 
Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 1028 NE 14th St.

Visit the Early Voting page for more information.


Jenn Powell, 2019 City of Gainesville Mayoral Candidate

Jenn Powell


Jennifer Reid, 2019 City of Gainesville Mayoral Candidate

Jennifer Reid


Marlon Bruce, 2019 City of Gainesville Mayoral Candidate

Marlon Bruce


City Commissioner District 4

Robert Mounts, 2019 Candidate for Gainesville City Commission District 4

Robert Mounts