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DeSantis Wants Voters' Will on Medical Marijuana Implemented, Claims Nuñez

December 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

The advent of a new administration with Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis at the helm could bring a sharp turnaround in how Florida officials approach the state’s highly regulated medical marijuana industry.

Elections Supervisors Seek Answers on Amendment 4

December 5, 2018 - 6:00am
Secretary of State Ken Detzner

Florida officials don’t have a plan for how to carry out a constitutional amendment that restores the right to vote to more than a million Floridians convicted of felonies, state Division of Elections director Maria Matthews told county elections supervisors Tuesday.

Scott Yanks Snipes Now, Replaces Her with Pete Antonacci

November 30, 2018 - 7:45pm
Peter Antonacci

Citing widespread problems during the 2018 elections, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday suspended Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes and replaced her with one of his closest allies, Pete Antonacci.

Next Election, Look for Some Changes, Say Supervisors

November 21, 2018 - 6:00am
Finalizing election results Tuesday

After months of mudslinging, weeks of court wrangling and days of ballot counting that again landed Florida in an unwelcome national spotlight, a state panel matter-of-factly finalized the 2018 election results in a five-minute meeting Tuesday.

Judge Clears Just 2 of 4 Races for Recount in Palm Beach County

Federal Judge Looks to Be Leaning Left in Critical Ballot Signature Battle

November 15, 2018 - 6:00am
Judge Mark Walker

With seven election-related lawsuits pending, a federal judge clashed Wednesday with lawyers for state officials, national Republicans and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson’s campaign in a case about whether voters whose ballot signatures don’t match those on file should be able to “cure” the ballots.

A Desperate Bill Nelson Will Toss His 'Hail Mary' in Federal Court

November 14, 2018 - 6:00am
Bill Nelson

Ballots postmarked before the polls closed at 7 p.m. on Election Day should be counted. Ballots with mismatched signatures should be counted. Ballots where voters made mistakes but where their intentions were clear should be counted. And deadlines to tally ballots in machine and manual recounts should be ignored.

Recount 2000 Is Back! Partisan Posturing on Steroids Rises Like a Florida Dawn

November 10, 2018 - 8:00pm

Democrats are holding rallies, demanding that every vote be counted. Republicans are raising the specter of fraud, accusing Democrats of attempting to “steal” elections. Lawsuits are grabbing headlines, and fundraising requests are flooding inboxes.

And folks on both sides of the aisle, including candidates, are recruiting attorneys and support staff to monitor activities in Florida’s 67 counties as officials recount votes from Tuesday’s elections.

Donald Trump Works His Magic for Scott and DeSantis on Florida's Southwest Coast

November 1, 2018 - 6:00am

James Fahnestock stood in the blazing sun for more than five hours Wednesday while awaiting his first opportunity to see his hero, President Donald Trump, live and in person.

Biden Rallies Democrats for Gillum, Nelson

October 23, 2018 - 6:00am
Joe Biden at USF Monday

Likening the November election to “reclaiming America’s soul, for real,” former Vice President Joe Biden held a crowd of supporters spellbound Monday as he shared a stage with Florida’s top two Democratic candidates as early voting started in many parts of the state.


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