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Second Florida elections supervisor to be suspended by governor over 2018 recounts

30 days ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

Susan Bucher, the long-time supervisor of elections in Palm Beach County, was suspended Friday by Gov. Ron DeSantis following a series of post-election controversies. At a news conference at The Historical Museum of Palm Beach, DeSantis said he would follow Secretary of State Mike Ertel's recommendation...
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DeSantis to suspend Palm Beach elections chief

30 days ago   |   By Politico

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday will suspend Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher and replace her with attorney Wendy Link, according to two sources familiar with the decision. Bucher, a former Democratic member of the Florida House, drew Republican ire during the 2018 election cycle, when her county was seen as a key factor in three statewide recounts. “Bucher violated court orders, polluted provisional ballots w ballots not approved by the canvassing board, failed 2 maintain equipment & even overheated elections equipment by jamming it w a paper clip,” U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz...
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