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Jacob OglesNovember 15, 2018
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8min472
Bay County’s Supervisor of Elections stood alone in Florida when he allowed voters displaced by Hurricane Michael to cast ballots by email and fax. But while no other officials took the compassionate but clearly illegal course of action, more than one questioned why the state prohibited elections officials from accepting votes electronically under the circumstances. […]

Jacob OglesNovember 12, 2018
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5min474
Bay County Supervisor of Elections Mark Andersen illegally accepted more than 140 electronic ballots on or before the Nov. 6 election, citing concerns that Hurricane Michael may have displaced voters. But so far, three other North Florida elections chiefs in the Category 4 storm’s path have denied doing the same. And no officials besides Andersen have […]

Jacob OglesNovember 5, 2018
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3min264
Early voting will continue up to the day before Election Day in six counties still recovering from Hurricane Michael. Polling locations remain open in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, and Jackson counties, all of which sustained major damage. The state extended the early-voting deadline in those counties. Secretary of State Ken Detzner, Florida’s chief elections […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 13, 2018
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2min274
Tri-Eagle Sales, a leading beverage wholesaler in North and North-Central Florida, will offer cans of water from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. The beer distributor intends to help community members who’ve been affected by Hurricane Michael. In Gadsden County, where Tri-Eagle is located, the storm killed at least four, and mandatory curfews remain in effect, according […]


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