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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 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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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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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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Federal Court Blocks Florida Law Limiting Political Contributions by Minors

Under Fla. Stat. 106.08(1) (b) 2. persons under the age of 18 years cannot make a political contribution in excess of $100.00, nor can a candidate or party accept such a contribution. Violation of the law is a crime.  On August … Continue reading

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