Florida Voters

The highly-rated strain of medical marijuana 'Blue Dream' is displayed among others in glass jars at Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, in Los Angeles, California.  (Source: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Heavy Support For Medical Marijuana

Five months after narrowly rejecting a medical-marijuana ballot initiative, Florida voters overwhelmingly support allowing doctor-prescribed pot in the state, according to a poll released Monday.

04/06/2015

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Senate Committee Approves Online Voter Registration

The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee approved legislation Tuesday that would allow Florida voters to register online–but only after the looming 2016 presidential election.

03/17/2015

Charlie Crist (Right) & Gov. Rick Scott (Left) (Source: CBS4)

Voters Complain Over Nasty Political Ads In Gubernatorial Race

An ominous sounding voice blares across the television, “Rick Scott, too shady for the Sunshine state.” Another declares, “Charlie Crist, slick politician, lousy governor.”

10/23/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Last Hopes Of Online Voter Registration Fade

Florida voters hoping to register online will have to wait another year after the sponsor of a Senate bill that would have allowed Internet sign-ups essentially dropped the measure Monday.

03/31/2014

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Poll: Floridians Favor Stricter Gun Control Laws

While Republicans in the House of Representatives and the Senate are stonewalling gun control reform, a majority of Floridian voters want stricter gun laws, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll.

CBS Miami–03/21/2013

This new design was chosen to be the official state tag beginning next year. (Source: FDOT via The Miami Herald)

Florida Drivers, Meet Your New License Plate

Meet the license plate that will adorn your vehicle for many years. Florida voters selected the green-rimmed, leafed-orange winner in a poll of about 50,000 online voters.

CBS4–12/18/2012

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (Source: CBS4)

Jeb Bush Confident Romney Will Be Victorious

In the midst of the chaos that has become early voting in South Florida, former Governor Jeb Bush hosted a charity golf tournament for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, but also took time to stump for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney Friday.

CBS Miami–11/02/2012

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Amendment 4 Could Shift Tax Burden

Florida voters will have their say on 11 constitutional amendments during November’s general election. Of all the amendments, Amendment 4 could have the most impact on Florida’s voters.

CBS4–10/08/2012

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Constitutional Amendments Fill Lengthy Ballot

Miami-Dade County voters this year will have to deal with a complex ballot that is 12 pages long, or six pages front and back. Besides the general elections, voters will also have to navigate a lot of legalese with eleven constitutional amendments on the ballot.

CBS Miami–10/08/2012

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Judge: Florida Voter Purge May Continue

Florida’s voter purge of roughly 200 ineligible voters from state voter rolls may continue, a federal judge ruled Thursday. Judge William Zloch said Florida has a “compelling interest” to make sure non-citizens don’t cast ballots.

CBS Miami–10/05/2012

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