Gov. Ron DeSantis Executive Order Impacts Upcoming ElectionsThe coronavirus pandemic has the governor issuing an emergency order.
Florida Elections Take Shape As Qualifying EndsAs Democrats hope to dent Republican majorities in both legislative chambers, the major parties will clash in 96 of 120 state House seats and 17 of 20 Senate contests, according to data posted by the Florida Division of Elections after the qualifying ended Friday at noon.
Lawsuit Challenges Florida's Mail-In Ballot Rules Amid Coronavirus PandemicPointing to expected voting problems this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, several groups have filed a federal lawsuit challenging parts of Florida’s rules for vote-by-mail ballots.
Florida Felons' Voting Rights Case Gets Underway MondayTrial will get underway Monday in a federal lawsuit that will determine whether former felons in Florida who owe court fines and fees are eligible to vote.
Coronavirus Impact: Florida Election Supervisors Want Gov. DeSantis To Make Changes Due To PandemicFlorida election supervisors have asked Gov. Ron DeSantis for emergency measures they say will help them cope with an anticipated “significant statewide shortage” of poll workers later this year because of the novel coronavirus.
'They Voted During The Civil War. We Are Going To Vote': Gov. DeSantis On Coronavirus & The Presidential PrimaryElections officials in the four states holding presidential primaries next week, including Florida, say they have no plans to postpone voting amid widespread disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Instead, they are taking extraordinary steps to ensure that voters can cast ballots and keep polling places clean.
Supreme Court Weighs Primary Election OverhaulIt’s dubbed a “jungle” primary system. And the Florida Republican and Democratic parties want no part of it.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Secures Additional $5.1 Million For Election Cyber SecurityGovernor Ron DeSantis has pledged an additional five million dollars to ensure the security of Florida elections.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Suggests Separate Election Day For Ballot QuestionsFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he wants to look into the idea of holding a separate election for proposed constitutional amendments.
Democrats Debate Primary, Registration ChangesThe Florida Democratic Party wrapped up a weekend event with a debate over whether the party should push for semi-open primaries and Election Day voter registration as soon as 2020.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Orders Review Of Elections Systems Security & Cyber SecurityIn the wake of Russia accessing two Florida voting databases, Governor Ron DeSantis is ordering the review of elections systems security and cyber security throughout the state.
FBI Briefs Florida Congressional Members On Russian Hacking Of County Election Depts.Members of the Florida congressional delegation have been briefed Thursday by the FBI on Russian hacking county elections departments.
FBI To Brief Florida Congressional Members On Alleged Russian Hacking Of CountyMembers of Florida's Congress will be briefed next week by the FBI about the claim that a county was hacked by Russian intelligence in 2016.
Florida Election Woes Under Federal MicroscopeFlorida's elections issues are now under a congressional microscope.
Judge Asked To Require Spanish-Language BallotsA coalition of groups has asked a federal judge to require 32 Florida counties to offer Spanish-language ballots and other election materials.