Tag: Ken Detzner

Scott PowersAugust 28, 2018

Voting rates are “blowing past” previous years’ totals in Central Florida’s Orange and Seminole counties as big early-voting and mail-voting pushes are giving way to solid election day turnouts. That’s combined with a report from Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner that there appear to be no major issues statewide. “Today is Florida’s Primary Election and […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 21, 2018

Sen. Bill Nelson has been in the news in recent weeks for claiming that “Russians are in the records” of local supervisors of elections, and that they are “continuing” with tactics employed in 2016. Gov. Rick Scott and Secretary of State Ken Detzner meanwhile have said there is no proof for the claim, with Scott wondering if/why Nelson has divulged […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 17, 2018

An ongoing narrative this election season is Sen. Bill Nelson‘s claims that Russians are interfering in Florida elections. Nelson, at varying points, has claimed that “Russians are in the records” of local supervisors of elections, and that they are “continuing” with tactics employed in 2016. Nelson’s likely opponent in the Senate general election, Gov. Rick Scott, and […]

Ryan NicolAugust 16, 2018

The voting rights organization Demos has filed a lawsuit alleging violations of the Voting Rights Act because of Alachua County’s failure to provide ballots and other election materials in Spanish. The suit details the situation of 70-year-old Marta Rivera, who lives in Alachua County after fleeing Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. Rivera had lived the entirety […]


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