Tag: elections law

Michael MolineAugust 8, 2018

A state appeals court has blocked Clay County judicial candidate Lucy Ann Hoover from appearing on the ballot because she filed her paperwork too late. “We recognize that the public policy of Florida generally favors letting the people decide the ultimate qualifications of candidates,” the 1st District Court of Appeal concluded Wednesday, in an opinion by Judge […]

Michael MolineOctober 14, 2016

A dust-up in the race for supervisor of elections in Florida’s capital city may point to a weakness in the state’s elections law. Mark Earley, a veteran aide and heir-apparent to Leon County Elections Supervisor Ion Sancho, faces state Rep. Alan Williams in a runoff election for the nonpartisan post. Williams has alleged Earley learned […]

Jim RosicaMay 18, 2016

State Sen. Dwight Bullard has been socked with $5,000 in fines over faulty campaign finance reports. The Florida Elections Commission meted out the punishment at its Wednesday meeting. Bullard did not attend. Bullard, a Cutler Bay Democrat, had been charged with failing to fix several incomplete reports — even after being told how to do so, staff told commissioners. […]


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