Monthly Archives: August 2012

Timely Issues in Florida Election Law: Topic 4 – Recounts

                                                                                                                                                            Given the projections for a close presidential race, Florida election law could once again take center stage in the days leading up to and following the election. With that possibility in mind, I will summarize in a series several … Continue reading

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Timely Issues in Florida Election Law: Topic 3 – Challenges to Absentee Ballot Certificate

Given the projections for a close presidential race, Florida election law could once again take center stage in the days leading up to and following the election. With that possibility in mind, I will summarize in a series several legal … Continue reading

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Timely Issues in Florida Election Law: Topic 2 – Provisional Ballots

Given the projections for a close presidential race, Florida election law could once again take center stage in the days leading up to and following the election. With that possibility in mind, I will summarize in a series several legal … Continue reading

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Timely Issues in Florida Election Law: Topic 1- Voter Challenges

Given the projections for a close presidential race, Florida election law could once again take center stage in the days leading up to and following the election. With that possibility in mind, I will summarize in a series several legal issues … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Florida’s New Early Voting Law – For Now

On August 16 the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision in State of Florida vs United States of America et al. barring the implementation of the reduced voting hours contained in Fla. Stat. § 101.657(d) (2011) … Continue reading

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Canadian Charged With Illegally Voting in Florida

On August 10th a federal grand jury indicted Canadian citizen Josef Sever for registering to vote and for voting in the 2008 Presidential election in Broward County.  Sever is also charged with false impersonation of a United States citizen (18 … Continue reading

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