Secretary Of State Ken Detzner
The state’s top election official is opposing a push by Florida Legislature to allow 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.
Workers made a historic discovery at Miami’s port while doing dredge work to deepen a channel.
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.
Florida elections officials say everything is running smoothly for Election Day.
Florida’s top election official is recommending that the state hold special elections for Congress next year, even though that may violate federal law.
Proposed special elections in the seven congressional districts redrawn by the Legislature earlier this week would have to wait until at least spring of next year, Secretary of State Ken Detzner’s office said in a court filing Friday.
A Leon County judge on Thursday questioned attorneys on both sides of a case challenging a 2013 law that allows Florida elected officials to use so-called “blind trusts” to shield their financial assets.
A Senate committee Monday moved forward with a bill that would allow online voter registration in Florida and put new restrictions on drop-off locations for absentee ballots.
Critics have said Florida has had its share of voting issues in the past, now the state is among many with lawmakers looking to create a better reputation.