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Election law issues may come into play in Florida in 2014

Given the forecasts for a close 2014 gubernatorial election Florida election law could once again take center stage in the days following the election. With that possibility in mind, let’s examine several issues that may come into play this year.  Voter … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Florida Absentee Ballots are Dead on Arrival

As this story illustrates, hundreds if not thousands of Florida absentee ballots will not be counted this year because the voter forgot to sign the certificate on the outside of the ballot mailing envelope. F.S. 101.68(2)(c)1. mandates that “[a]n absentee … Continue reading

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Florida Election Contest Suits Multiply After Primaries

At least three election contest suits have been filed in Leon County which challenge the outcome of State House and Senate primaries conducted on August 14th.  In Addie L. Greene, et al. v. Jeff Clemens, et al. the unsuccessful candidate in a … Continue reading

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Timely Issues in Florida Election Law: Topic 5 – Election Contests

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 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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