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Ken Detzner

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Florida’s Election Chief Halts 2014 Voter Purge

Election supervisors across the state have been notified that there will be no voter rolls purge of non-U.S. citizens in 2014.

03/27/2014

Florida Capitol

Revamped Attempt To Scrub Voter Rolls To Get Underway

The state will soon begin forwarding the names of suspected non-citizens on the voter rolls to local elections officials, formally kicking off the second version of Gov. Rick Scott’s controversial scrubbing program.

01/01/2014

Absentee ballots (Source: CBS4)

Florida’s New Absentee Ballot Directive Gets Pushback

A statewide directive dealing with absentee ballots is rankling some election supervisors in Florida.

12/03/2013

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

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Monroe Co. Impacted By Supreme Courts Ruling On Voting Rights

Monroe County, along with four others in the state, will no longer need federal approval before voting changes are put in place.

CBS4–06/25/2013

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

Fla. Elections Chief Wants More Early Voting

All the problems at the polls in Florida during the November election has Secretary of State Ken Detzner calling for some major improvements.

CBS4–02/04/2013

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

Miami-Dade Group Meets To Consider Election Law Changes

Additional insight into the November’s elections fiasco is likely to come Friday, as an advisory group meets to decide what changes to request from state lawmakers.

CBS4–12/14/2012

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

State Officials Meet To Discuss Miami-Dade Election Problems

A special team formed by Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner to investigate the problems in last month’s election met Tuesday afternoon in Miami-Dade with Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Supervisor of Elections Penelope Townsley.

CBS4–12/11/2012

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

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Miami’s ‘Big Orange’ Gets A New Name

The “Big Orange” known for its New Year’s Eve ascension up the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Miami every New Year’s Eve is getting a new name.

CBS4–11/26/2012

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