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Thousands of Florida Felons Can Vote – But Don’t Know It

Prior to more stringent rules being adopted by the Florida Cabinet last year, thousands of non-violent felons in Florida  had their right to vote  restored. Between 2007 and March 2011 the rules permitted the automatic restoration of civil rights to many non-violent felons upon their … Continue reading

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Feds Challenge Removal of Non-Citizens from Voter Rolls in 5 Florida Counties

On July 27 the United States  intervened in the pending case of Mi Familia Bota Education Fund, et al. v. Ken Detzner  in the Federal District Court in Tampa. In a Statement of Interest the U.S. argues that the removal of … Continue reading

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State Court Suit Challenges Florida Closed Primary

The day before a federal court rejected a challenge to Florida closed primaries, a suit raising the same challenge was filed in state court in Broward County.  The suit is a result of two Democrats filing for a Broward County Commission seat … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Challenge to Florida Closed Primary

Under  Art. VI Section 5(b) of the Florida Constitution, if the only candidates who file for election to an office belong to the same party, the primary election between those candidates is open to all voters.  There is a loophole, … Continue reading

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Administrative Law Complaint Challenges Eary Voting Rules

Senator Arthenia Joyner, joined by the ACLU of Florida and the National Council of La Raza, filed an administrative law complaint on June 29 challenging the Secretary of State’s implementation of a new statute which reduces the period of early voting. … Continue reading

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Federal Court Green Lights Removal of Non-Citizens, With Conditions

 On June 28th, Federal District Judge Robert Hinkle entered his written order restating his ruling from the bench the day before.  Judge Hinkle held that the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) does not prohibit the removal of persons from the voting … Continue reading

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