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Feds To Monitor Florida Election Changes; Scott Pushes Back

Gov. Rick Scott’s office and campaign are attacking as “blatantly political” a letter from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announcing that the Justice Department is monitoring changes to Florida’s election laws.

12 hours ago

Governor Rick Scott  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Elections Officials Prep Reformed Voter Purge Plan

It was one of the most controversial plans Governor Rick Scott came up with in 2012, but Florida’s elections officials said they learned from their mistakes and will implement a new non-citizen voter purge programs this year.

CBS Miami–10/04/2013

Michelle Spence-Jones

Spence-Jones To Run For Another City Commission Term

Eight years ago, Michelle Spence-Jones was elected to the Miami City Commission. Despite an embattled past, she plans to run for re-election.

CBS4–01/26/2013

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Election Supervisors Ask For Ballot Limits, More Early Voting

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.

01/14/2013

A worker loads absentee ballots onto a U.S. Post Office truck at the Supervisor of Elections Voting Equipment Center at Lauderhill Mall.  (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Grand Jury Issues Final Report On Voting Fiasco

A grand jury that convened to examine problems with Florida absentee-ballot voting made 23 recommendations designed to tighten regulations.

CBS4–12/20/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

M-D Property Appraiser Garcia Drops Complaint Of Tainted Aug. Results

After fighting his August primary election loss for two months, Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Pedro Garcia reluctantly decided to accept the results Thursday.

CBS4–10/26/2012