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Election Law Issues May Come Into Play in Florida in 2016

Florida election law could once again take center stage in the days following the 2016 election. With that possibility in mind, let’s examine several issues that may come into play this year on the state and local level.  Voter Challenges … 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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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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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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