In an effort to avoid the long lines and days of counting delays experienced during the 2012 presidential election, Gov. Rick Scott has signed a bill which will allow elections supervisors to expand early voting days and sites.
The bill to tax tourists for renovations of Sun Life Stadium didn’t pass, but people voted, and now their votes have been counted.
Miami-Dade residents will get their chance to weigh in on tax dollar funding for renovations to Sun Life Stadium this week.
In an effort to avoid long lines at the polls during elections, the Florida Senate has passed an elections bill that would let elections supervisors expand early voting days and sites.
In an attempt to remedy the voting problems that plagued the state in 2012, the Florida House passed an elections overhaul bill by an overwhelming margin Tuesday.
While a proposal to expand the number of early voting days and limit the length of a ballot passed in a House subcommittee on Wednesday, Democrats said it will need change if it is to garner bipartisan support.
All the problems at the polls in Florida during the November election has Secretary of State Ken Detzner calling for some major improvements.
The bar for election wait times has been raised: one hour.
Up to 14 days of early voting should be offered during Florida’s next election, Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday. The move would be a backpeddling of sorts for Republicans.
Elections supervisors who testified before the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee on Monday said in the future less wordy constitutional amendment proposals and more flexibility in setting early voting days and sites would help eliminate some of the problems they had during the November 2012 election.