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Christian Slater

Actor Christian Slater’s Election Day Snafu In Miami

More than a month after November elections, the mess in Miami-Dade is still a sore spot for some voters including actor Christian Slater.

CBS4–12/09/2012

Long lines at a polling precinct in Little Havana on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012. (Source: CBS4 Viewer/John Vishak)

S. Fla. Voting Problems Go Under The State Microscope

Florida lawmakers are hearing from the state’s top elections official about what improvements may be needed for future Election Days.

CBS4–12/04/2012

Congressman Allen West

Rep. Allen West Concedes 2 Weeks After Election Day

Two weeks after Election Day, Rep. Allen West has given up the fight.

CBS4–11/20/2012

Allen West 11/8/12

West Files Suit To Force Recount

Congressman Allen West said Tuesday evening he won’t give up his fight to get his seat back in Congress. West said he’s asked a Florida judge to order a recount for one county in his congressional race against Patrick Murphy.

CBS4–11/13/2012

Early Voting

Labor Groups Push To Extend Early Voting

Several labor unions liberal groups made several recommendations Monday on ways to expand early voting and sites.

CBS4–11/12/2012

An election worker processes a ballot.  (Source: CBS4)

Florida Finally Tallies Votes, Obama Won

Four days after the election, Florida has finally tallied up its votes. “It’s done. It’s finished,” voter Norma Cameron said. “Thank God.”

11/11/2012

Congressman Allen West

Rep. Allen West’s Motion Rejected By Court

A Palm Beach County Judge has rejected a request by lawyers for Republican Congressman Allen West’s campaign to impound voting machines and recount paper ballots.

CBS4–11/09/2012

Allen West 11/8/12

West Lawsuit Court Date Delayed

Republican Congressman Allen West’s lawsuit over his loss in Florida’s 18th Congressional District has been delayed until Friday.

CBS Miami–11/08/2012

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Florida’s Election Fumbling Costs It Relevancy On National Stage

In 2000, Florida became the punch line of jokes everywhere after having problems with a one-page punch card ballot. This year, Florida’s ballot was as long as 12 pages in some parts of the state which spelled disaster.

CBS Miami–11/08/2012

Hundreds of voters arrived at the Miami-Dade Elections Headquarters on Sunday after learning they would get another opportunity to request, fill out, and submit last-minute absentee ballots. (Source: CBS4)

Additional Planning May Have Eased Election Day Delays

Twelve years after Florida’s presidential election debacle which made the term “hanging chad” a common household term, some argue that we haven’t come very far.

CBS4–11/07/2012

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