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'A mess': Florida's online voter-registration system panned

9 monthes ago   |   By Politico

As a hurricane threatened Florida, Gov. Rick Scott balked at extending Tuesday's voter registration deadline for a week as Democrats want, in part because the state has an online system to sign up new voters. But thousands of Floridians have told some elections supervisors in recent days that the system isn't working - despite claims from the state that the problems had been fixed and that the effort has been “immensely successful.”
“A mess!” Palm Beach County Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher told POLITICO by email. Florida Democrats are suing Scott's secretary of state, Ken Detzner, in...
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Florida Democrats Sue To Get Voter Registration Deadline Extended Ahead Of Hurricane

Florida Democrats Sue To Get Voter Registration Deadline Extended Ahead Of Hurricane

9 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

They say a one-day extension ordered by the state is inadequate.
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