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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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Concerns Over Limited Ballot Audits in Florida

In Sarasota Alliance for Fair Elections, et al. v. Kurt Browning, et al., the Florida Supreme Court held that a home rule county could require post-election ballot audits under a county charter provision.  As a result of the Sarasota Alliance … Continue reading

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Update: 2,676 Non-U.S.citizens are registered to vote in Florida

 As reported in this blog post, the Florida Division of Elections has begun an investigation of non-citizens who are registered to vote.  The initial review indicated that 1,251 non-U.S. citizens are registered to vote in Florida.  The latest number is … Continue reading

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Counties Might Reduce Number of Voting Precincts

Under Fla. Stat. 101.001, the board of county commissioners in each county, upon recommendation of the supervisor of elections, can create or alter voting precincts in the county.  Several supervisors of elections in Florida have recommended that the number of precincts … Continue reading

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Party Registration in Other States May Disqualify Florida Candidates

A candidate seeking the nomination of a political party must make a statement that they have not been a registered member of any other political party for 365 days before the beginning of the qualifying period.  Fla. Stat. 99.021(1)(b).  In … Continue reading

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