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Florida Early Voting

No More 'Clusterf---ery'?

Posted 05.22.2013 | Miami

Florida may finally escape its fate as a national embarrassment during elections: Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed a bill reinstating additional...

Tallahassee Restores Early Voting! Will Scott Sign?

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2013 | Miami

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 3 (Reuters) - Still smarting from jokes about Florida's inability to run statewide elections,...

Huge Number Of Floridians Didn't Vote Because Of Long Lines: Report

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

At least 201,000 Florida voters did not cast ballots on Election Day 2012 because they were discouraged by long lines at polling places, according to ...

Rick Scott Flip-Flops After Early Voting Criticism

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) announced a new proposal Thursday to reform the state’s election laws, including a plan to increase the nu...

Rick Scott: Voting Problems Were 'Just Too Long'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

More than a month after Election Day, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) admitted on Wednesday that his state's voting setup had its share of problems. I...

Florida Becomes a National Disgrace -- Again

Nadine Smith | Posted 01.10.2013 | Miami
Nadine Smith

This repeated election embarrassment also hurts Florida's reputation in ways that matter. It sends a message that harms our ability to attract the best and the brightest.

Janie Campbell

10 Florida Republicans Who Helped Screw Voters | Janie Campbell | Posted 07.15.2013 | Miami

Who is responsible for Florida's second infamous elections debacle since 2000? There will be plenty of blame to go around, especially when Miami-D...

Democrats Settle Lawsuits Over Early Voting

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 11.06.2012 | Miami

Florida Democrats reached settlement agreements Monday with the three South Florida counties the party sued over early voting issues. The lawsuit,...

Luke Johnson

Early Voting Chaos Continues | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

MIAMI -- The battle over ballot access continued across the country Monday, as Republican Party operatives and elected officials pressed forward with ...

Allen West Accuses Dems Of 'Nefarious Actions' On Early Voting

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) said in an interview with Fox News on Monday that state Democrats may be taking "nefarious actions" to dampen what he charact...

Ex-GOP Gov: Florida Voting Fiasco 'Inexcusable,' Reminiscent Of 'Third-World Country'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

Former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman (R) sharply criticized the confusion and long lines at some Florida polling places Monday during an app...

Early Voting Results 2012: Latest Figures From Key States

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Early voting results figures are beginning to trickle out in key presidential battleground states across the country. Actual vote tallies will not ...

Amanda Terkel

Charlie Crist: Rick Scott's Refusal To Extend Florida Early Voting 'Indefensible' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Republican Florida Gov. Charlie Crist sharply criticized Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Sunday for his refusal to extend early voting hou...

Amanda Terkel

Florida Early Voting Mayhem: Voters Face Long Lines At The Polls As Rick Scott Refuses To Budge | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Once again, Florida and its problems at the polls are at the center of an election. Early voting is supposed to make it easier for pe...

Emergency Lawsuit Filed Over Florida Early Voting

Posted 11.05.2012 | Miami

There was no sympathy from the state for Floridians who have reportedly waited as long as eight hours to vote early, prompting Florida Democrats to fi...

Scott Stands In The Way Of Early Voting

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By GARY FINEOUT, ASSOCIATED PRESS Florida Democrats are going to court to get several counties in the state to offer more time for voting before El...

Democrats Lead In Voting Early In Florida, Nevada

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

Democrats have carved out an early-voting lead in Florida ahead of this Tuesday's election, carrying an advantage of 104,000 ballots cast. Although...

Stay in Line

National Council of La Raza | Posted 01.02.2013 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

So what can we do, just a few days out from a critical election? Stay in line. Don't let the wait discourage you; there is too much at stake for our community and for your family. Be proactive and make a plan.

PHOTO: Dwyane Wade Votes Among The Masses (Kind Of)

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 11.02.2012 | Miami

If the prospect of standing in line for hours has kept you from voting early, maybe the prospect of seeing an NBA baller will! Heat superstar Dwyan...

This Is What Early Voting Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

The presidential election isn't until next Tuesday, but in 32 states and the District of Columbia, residents will have the option of voting early. ...

Early Voters Set Records In South Florida

Posted 10.29.2012 | Miami

A whopping 25,002 people stood in line to cast ballots on Saturday, according to Miami-Dade election officials, setting a county record on the first d...

Where And When To Vote Early

Posted 10.27.2012 | Miami

And so it begins! Hours after absentee votes passed the 1 million mark, early voting locations in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties opened Saturday ...

Start Your Engines

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

* By end of month, 30 states will start early voting * Court in Florida hears arguments in dispute over new law * Both p...

Republican Pushes Back Against Rick Scott

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

* 2011 law cut number of early-voting days from 12 to eight * Florida county official won't implement change By Michael ...

Trymaine Lee

Florida's End To Sunday Voting Likely A Heavy Blow To Blacks, Latinos | Trymaine Lee | Posted 01.04.2012 | Black Voices

On the Sunday before the 2008 presidential election, church goers in Florida streamed from the pews to early voting places to cast their ballots. ...