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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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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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U.S. Election Assistance Commission Has No Commissioners

The United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC) was created by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) in 2002.  The commission is tasked by law to assist states in complying with the requirements of  HAVA . The EAC is also responsible for … Continue reading

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Voting System Audits

After the certification of all elections, the local canvassing board is required to immediately conduct a manual audit of the voting systems for one randomly selected race in at least 1% but no more than 2% of randomly selected precincts.  … Continue reading

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