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Further statistical evidence that recently-signed, controversial elections bill won't hurt Democrats as much as they're squealing
I spent part of this weekend pouring over the election-returns data collected since early-voting was instituted in Florida. Additionally, I read up on literature analyzing this topic. One set of statistics jumped out at me, because it...
- Posted 727 days ago
***Updated***Because of new election laws, some Florida ballots have to be mailed no later than June 30, 2012
Do the math with me… The now-in-effect changes to Florida’s elections pushes the date of the state’s primary to August 14. State law requires ballots being mailed to military and overseas absentee voters to be sent no...
- Posted 730 days ago
Senate adds early voting days, set to vote on election bill
The Senate rejected a slate of Democratic amendments to a massive elections bill Wednesday, setting up a potentially divisive debate over the measure in the waning days of the legislative session, reports Brandon Larrabee of the News...
- Posted 745 days ago
Senate Dem Leader Nan Rich denounces GOP's elections bill
Joined by U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, Leon County Supervisor of Elections Ion Sancho, and organizations dedicated to maintaining voting integrity, Senate Democratic Leader Nan Rich (D-Weston) on Monday called on Senate Republicans to reject threatened changes to...
- Posted 748 days ago
Sen. Diaz de la Portilla stealthy submits strike-all amendment to massive Elections Overhaul legislation
Jeez, do I love the last week of legislative session, where good legislation goes to die and amendments surface like thieves in the night. Using LobbyTools, I just noticed that Senate iguel Diaz de la Portilla has...
- Posted 748 days ago
Elections bill would shorten early voting period
An amendment closely following a controversial House elections bill was tacked onto a Senate measure (SB 2086) Friday. The 4,023-line amendment, added by the Senate Rules Committee, would also shorten the state’s early voting period to one...
- Posted 764 days ago