Ken Detzner

Secretary of State Ken Detzner wants to upgrade voting equipment in Florida. (Source: http://dos.myflorida.com/)

Detzner Re-Appointed As Florida’s Secretary Of State

Gov. Rick Scott has reappointed Secretary of State Ken Detzner, who serves as Florida’s chief elections officer.

12/17/2014

Secretary of State Ken Detzner wants to upgrade voting equipment in Florida. (Source: http://dos.myflorida.com/)

Detzner Concerned About Aging Election Equipment

Decade-old voting equipment is quickly aging in nearly half the state’s counties, and there has been a struggle at the local level to secure money to cover the replacement costs.

11/19/2014

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) and Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) shake hands with the moderators after finishing their televised debate at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida. Governor Scott is facing off against Crist in the November 4, 2014 governors race.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tight Governor’s Race Could Trigger A Recount

Florida’s gubernatorial race is in a virtual deadlock and some experts say it’s possible the race could go to a recount if it ends in a stalemate.

11/04/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Tight Florida Governor’s Race Could Result In Dreaded Recount

One of the dirtiest words in Florida election history could be uttered on November 4th. The gubernatorial candidates could demand a recount.

10/29/2014

(Source: CBS4)

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

Courtroom Generic Gavel

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

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