Gov. Scott Defends Power To Appoint JudgesGov. Rick Scott has asked the Florida Supreme Court to reject challenges to his authority to appoint four judges.
Elections Chief Says Florida Ready For A Big YearThe state's top elections official has expressed confidence that Florida will be ready for the 2016 elections, starting with the March 15 presidential primary and going through the November general election.
Online Voter Registration On Track For 2017Work that will allow Floridians to register to vote online after this year's presidential election remains on schedule, according to a progress report submitted to state lawmakers.
US Rep. Brown Resuming Federal Lawsuit To Block ChangesA Florida congresswoman is resuming her lawsuit to block changes to her congressional district.
Scott, Cabinet Start Talks On Future Of Ex-Reform SchoolThe future of a former state-run reform school where children were allegedly abused and died is in question, as Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet begin discussions Tuesday.
State Gives More Online Help To VotersThe Department of State has launched a new online feature intended to help voters prepare for the 2016 elections, which begin with the March 15 presidential primaries.
State Launches Effort To Honor WWII VetsWith the nation marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the Florida Department of State has launched a campaign called "Victory Florida" aimed at highlighting the accomplishments of Florida veterans.
Florida Legislature Approves Online Voter RegistrationFlorida may soon be joining 20 other states that offer online registration.
Florida's Top Election Official Opposes Online RegistrationThe state’s top election official is opposing a push by Florida Legislature to allow online voter registration.
Detzner Re-Appointed As Florida's Secretary Of StateGov. Rick Scott has reappointed Secretary of State Ken Detzner, who serves as Florida's chief elections officer.
Detzner Concerned About Aging Election EquipmentDecade-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.
Tight Governor's Race Could Trigger A RecountFlorida’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.