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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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Florida Adopts Emergency Rule for Third Party Voter Registration

As a result of a Federal Court order preliminarily enjoining the provisions of Fla. Stat. 97.0575 concerning third party voter registration organizations, the Florida Secretary of State has adopted an emergency rule to bring Florida procedures in compliance with the court order.  In a … Continue reading

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Florida House Candidate Sues Opponent for Infliction of Emotional Distress

            The race for Miami/Dade’s State Representative District 111 seat has resulted in a lawsuit filed by a candidate against his Republican primary opponent.  Eduardo “Eddie” Gonzalez, an incumbent state representative, recently sued his primary opponent Maykel “Miguel” Balboa, and several … Continue reading

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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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