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Voting Rights Act Of 1965

The U.S. Supreme Court building June 27, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Voting Rights Act Heads To Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court opened hearings Wednesday on a challenge to the law that if overturned could fundamentally reshape how an entire region of the country handles elections.

CBS Miami–02/27/2013

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Election Law Challenge Withdrawn

A challenge to Florida’s new election rules has been withdrawn by a Democratic state senator and two nonpartisan groups.

CBS Miami–09/24/2012

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Justice Dept. Approves Fla.’s Early Voting Plan

After months of legal battles, the Obama administration has agreed to a proposal that will cut the number of early voting days in five Florida counties covered by the federal Voting Rights Act.

CBS4–09/13/2012

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DOJ Drops Objection To Fla. Early Voting Restrictions

After months of planning and legal battles, the state of Florida has succeeded in cutting the early voting hours in all of the counties in the state.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012

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Scott At Odds With Monroe County Supervisor Of Elections Over Early Voting

Governor Rick Scott wants every county to reduce early voting days from 12 to eight and the only thing standing in his way is Monroe County Supervisor of Elections Harry Sawyer.

CBS Miami–08/21/2012

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Monroe County Early Voting Underway

Early voting began in Monroe County Monday thanks to the confluence of the 1965 Voting Rights Act and election law changes passed during the 2011 legislative session.

CBS4–01/16/2012

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2012 Legislative Session Begins Tuesday

The 2012 Florida Legislative session begins in earnest Tuesday, but, it may be a lean year for many major policy changes as candidates begin their push for re-election.

CBS4–01/09/2012

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