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Miami-Dade Court Rejects Claim that Anti-Ballot Brokering Ordinance is Unconstitutional

A Miami-Dade county court has rejected a claim that an anti-ballot brokering ordinance is unconstitutional. In State v. Robaina, the defendant was charged with having more than two completed absentee ballots in his possession. The defendant moved to dismiss the … Continue reading

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Florida Grand Jury Urges Change in Laws to Prevent Absentee Voter Fraud

The Miami-Dade County Grand Jury has issued a final report urging changes in Florida law to prevent absentee ballot voter fraud and to expand early voting periods. Among other points the report recommends that all absentee voter signatures be witnessed by … Continue reading

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Florida’s Early Voting Plan Approved by Department of Justice

Florida and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have reached an agreement regarding the number of early voting days and hours in the 5 counties still subject to federal review under the Voting Rights Act . In a notice filed in the case of … 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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Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Candidacy Based on False Financial Disclosures

 The Miami-Dade Circuit Court recently dismissed with prejudice a suit challenging  a candidate for judicial office based upon alleged false financial disclosures contained on qualifying forms.  In Rodolfo Pedraza v. Frank Hernandez et al, Case No. 12-19392-CA-27, the  plaintiff is … Continue reading

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Florida and Feds Stake Out Positions in Non-Citizen Purge Case

The parties in The United States of America v. State of Florida recently staked out their positions regarding the issues and progress of the case in a report to the court.  Thus far the DOJ has served document subpoenas to 9 … Continue reading

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