Thanks to a Supreme Court ruling gutting Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott plans to restart a purge of “noncitizens” on Florida’s voter rolls, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
It is certainly true that things got a little crazy in the race for mayor of North Miami, even judging by South Florida standards.
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.
As people voted hours after midnight on election night, Miami-Dade county leaders were scrambling to fix what had been days of chaos.
Three weeks after the fiasco that was Florida’s election, a Miami-Dade task force met to prevent it from happening again.
Twelve years after Florida’s presidential election debacle which made the term “hanging chad” a common household term, some argue that we haven’t come very far.
The GOP lost a little ground in Florida’s congressional delegation Tuesday night, but how much ground is still unknown, almost 24 hours after polls closed.
The polls are open across South Florida for the 2012 Presidential Election.
With the 2012 general election likely to be extremely close in Florida, voters and poll watchers will be on high alert for any possible irregularities at the polls throughout the day Tuesday.
In an unusual move, Miami-Dade Elections Department decided to allow voters to cast their votes by absentee ballots on Sunday. By 2:30 p.m. they were so overwhelmed they were forced to close their doors.