Tag: Voting Rights Act

Jim RosicaOctober 11, 2016

The League of Women Voters of Florida has launched its own lawsuit to extend the state’s voter registration deadline. Its complaint, filed in federal court in Tallahassee Tuesday afternoon, is in addition to action taken by the Florida Democratic Party. “The Democrats did a great job, but we had additional points we wanted to make,” said […]

Mitch PerryAugust 29, 2016

Tampa Bay Democratic U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor expressed disappointment Monday that only 13 percent of eligible voters in Hillsborough County have voted by mail or at the polls heading into Election Day on Tuesday, the last day to vote in this year’s primary election. “We can do a lot better,” said Castor, who will face Republican Christine Quinn when she runs for her seat […]

Mitch PerryApril 5, 2016

There were reports on Tuesday of college students waiting in long lines to vote in Wisconsin’s presidential primary election, amid concerns that the Badger State’s convoluted voter ID law signed by Gov. Scott Walker could ultimately disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of voters. That comes on top of the report that the U.S. Department of Justice will […]


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