Tag Archives: Tom Shults

Federal Court Denies Request to Block Florida Early Voting Law

On September 24, 2012, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida entered an order denying a request to enjoin the Florida law  passed in 2011 which reduced the number of early voting days. See  F.S. 101.657 (1)(d). … Continue reading

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Court Strictly Construes Absentee Ballots in Florida Election Contest

In case of Addie L. Greene, et al. v. Jeff Clemens, et al . the Leon County Circuit Court recently entered a final judgment rejecting an election contest suit which was based upon the failure of the Palm Beach County Canvassing Board to … Continue reading

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Florida’s Early Voting Plan Approved by Department of Justice

Florida and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have reached an agreement regarding the number of early voting days and hours in the 5 counties still subject to federal review under the Voting Rights Act . In a notice filed in the case of … 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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