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Federal Court: Florida Election Statute “Illogical, Irrational and Patently Bizarre” Orders State to Allow Correction of Mismatched Signature Ballots

Florida Northern U.S. District Court Judge Mark Walker has entered another order in a case initiated by the Florida Democratic Party against the State.  In an Order Granting Preliminary Injunction, the Court found that “[i]t is illogical, irrational and patently bizarre for … Continue reading

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Court Finds Florida’s “Statutory Framework” Unconstitutional-Extends Voter Registration Deadline

Federal Northern District Court Judge Mark Walker has entered a temporary restraining order which requires Florida officials to accept voter registrations until 5pm October 12th 2016, which is one day beyond the statutory deadline set by F.S. 95.055. In doing … Continue reading

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Florida House Candidate Sues Opponent for Infliction of Emotional Distress

            The race for Miami/Dade’s State Representative District 111 seat has resulted in a lawsuit filed by a candidate against his Republican primary opponent.  Eduardo “Eddie” Gonzalez, an incumbent state representative, recently sued his primary opponent Maykel “Miguel” Balboa, and several … Continue reading

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Is Florida Barred From Removing Non-Citizens From Voter Rolls?

As discussed in this blog, Florida’s attempt to remove what may be thousands of non-citizens from voter rolls has generated controversy, with allegations of partisan motives being made on all sides. Putting aside the partisan arguments, Florida’s efforts might also … Continue reading

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53,000 Dead People Registered to Vote in Florida

First came the news that thousands of non-U.S. citizens are registered to vote in Florida.  Now comes the story that approximately 53,000 dead people are listed as registered voters in the state.  Under a law recently passed by the legislature, state officials were … Continue reading

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Update # 2: Non-Citizen Voters May Top 180,000, and Issue Goes Partisan

According to this AP story, the list of non-citizens who are registered to vote in Florida now nears 182,000. Of even more concern, 172,000 of these have reportedly been identified by the state as having recently voted or recently registered to vote. Not surprisingly, … Continue reading

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