Secretary Of State Ken Detzner

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Florida’s Top Election Official Opposes Online Registration

The state’s top election official is opposing a push by Florida Legislature to allow online voter registration.

04/08/2015

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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

MIAMI - MAY 25:  Cruise ships dock at the Port of Miami May 25, 2003 in Miami, Florida. These ships are docked along the waterway known as Government Cut which is the home to many cruise ships and container ships. Statistics for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002, show that passenger traffic at the Port of Miami was up 7.4 percent from last year with 3,642,990 people cruising the high seas. The cargo side of the business also experienced a boost with 8,681,735 tons moving through the Port, representing a 5.9 percent increase.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Miami Dredge Project Finds 18th Century Cannon

Workers made a historic discovery at Miami’s port while doing dredge work to deepen a channel.

12/11/2014

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

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Election Day Running Smooth Across The State

Florida elections officials say everything is running smoothly for Election Day.

11/04/2014

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Florida: Hold 2015 Special Election For Congress

Florida’s top election official is recommending that the state hold special elections for Congress next year, even though that may violate federal law.

08/16/2014

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Detzner: No Special Congressional Elections Until 2015

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.

08/15/2014

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Judge Conducts “Socratic Dialogue’ Over Blind Trusts Lawsuit

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.

06/19/2014

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Senate Committee Moves Voting Bill Forward

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.

03/10/2014

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Florida Among States Looking To Tighten Voting Rules

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.

09/28/2013

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