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Florida Election 2008

What Happens If You Don't Vote -- A Personal Story

Robert Creamer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Creamer

As you consider whether you will go out in the last 10 minutes before the polls close to get that one last voter, remember what happened because we fell 550 votes short in Florida in 2000. Those 550 votes had enormous, historic consequences.

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Hits Miami to Help Americans "Take Back the Country"

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Hood

MIAMI--Pulling up to the North Dade Regional Library in the inner city suburb of Miami Gardens for one of Florida's numerous early voter rallies, the ...

Report from the Field: Florida

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bart Motes

I wish everyone who couldn't be bothered to even register could see that lady in the wheelchair's courage in the face of adversity. I vow to remember her whenever I feel like complaining about a long day.

Republicans Ignore McCain in Favor of a Democrat (And No, it's Not Obama)

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Hood

MIAMI-- "Why watch it? McCain's already lost the election." So spoke a "nominally" Republican woman last night as she was taking a smoke break outs...

Rosie Perez and New York Rep. Nydia Velazquez Hit the Streets with Miami's Hispanics for Obama

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Hood

MIAMI: Duos don't get much more dynamic than Academy Award nominee Rosie Perez and New York Rep. Nydia Velazquez. Alone, each is a formidable force ...

The Hanging Chad of 2008 (Or The Terrible Florida Voter Typo Law)

The Brennan Center for Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Brennan Center for Justice

The Social Security Administration says that it cannot find a "match" for 46 percent of the forms that it processes. In Florida, that means voter registration ends up slightly more reliable than a coin flip.