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Florida Voters

Plan To Cut Polling Locations In Florida Fuels Outcry

Bradenton Herald | Sara Kennedy | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics

MANATEE -- A plan to cut the number of polling locations by almost 30 percent has drawn fire from those who say minority and poorer voters will bear t...

Scott Plans To Resume Voter Purge Effort

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

MIAMI, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott is planning a new effort to purge non-U.S. citizens from the state's voter rolls, a move that l...

Ryan Grim

Maker of 47 Percent Video Interviews Florida Voters | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The recorder of the clandestine video that revealed Mitt Romney's poor opinion of 47 percent of Americans made another video this week. ...

LOOK: Floridians Hit The Polls

Posted 11.07.2012 | Miami

Florida may be synonymous with hanging chads and now the apparent inability to vote without causing a ruckus, but residents have been out in full forc...

Alexander Eichler

'It Would Have Been Nice To Actually Choose': One Voter And Her Absent Absentee Ballot | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

For Cristina, a second-year law student from Miami, voting in this year's election was going to be especially meaningful, since it wasn't something pe...

Florida Votes

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


We Should Have Seen This Coming

Charles L. Zelden | Posted 01.05.2013 | College
Charles L. Zelden

Twelve years ago, Florida exposed the many administrative, structural and procedural flaws in how we organize and run our elections. Yet instead of fixing these problems, we multiplied them.

The Money Votes

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Julian Castro Stumps For Obama in Florida

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.02.2012 | Latino Voices

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro hit the campaign trail for Obama again this weekend, reaching out to Latino voters in Florida. Swinging from Tampa...

Mad Dash For Florida

Reuters | Posted 11.16.2012 | Miami

* Florida law that limited registration was struck down * Civic groups scramble to beat deadline for Nov. 6 election * A...

Exposing Real Voter Fraud

Jim Worth | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Jim Worth

Every American has the right to vote. Any attempt to suppress that vote should be met with a passionate rebuke of the offenders.

Cheaters Never Win

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Facing the reality of an ever-diversifying electorate, and their own party's failure to broaden its horizons, some Republican lawmakers have resorted to implementing tricks and roadblocks in the voting process.

Rick Scott, Florida Governor, Won't Release List Of 180,000 Voters Whose Citizenship Is Questioned

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) wants to remove any non-U.S. citizens from the voter rolls in his state, but his administration has refused to release a list...

Group Says Romney Should Condemn Florida Voter Purge

The Huffington Post | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

A new MoveOn TV ad urges Mitt Romney to condemn what it calls Florida Gov. Rick Scott's (R) "racist" effort to disenfranchise Latino voters. "Gove...

Florida Voter Purge: Is The Debate Over?

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

An effort by Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) to purge up to 182,000 names from his state's voter registration rolls has sparked a civil rights outcry and ...

Rick Scott's Pacquiao-Bradley Reenactment in Florida

Marcus Bright | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics
Marcus Bright

Citizens interested in maintaining the legitimacy of the 1965 Voting Rights Act must continue to keep the pressure on Florida Governor Rick Scott. Let's not let the electoral reenactment of the Pacquiao-Bradley fight take place in the Sunshine State.

Rick Scott Defends Voter Purge

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) defended on Monday his administration's decision to defy a federal warning against purging a number of suspected non-citiz...

Justice Department To Florida: Stop Voter Purge

Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

The Department of Justice demanded that Florida stop purging its voter rolls, Talking Points Memo reported Thursday. In a letter sent to Florida Se...

Don't Let Them Purge You

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

As the nation continues to diversify, and the GOP continues to fail to appeal to racial minorities and young people, they have resorted to their next best option: calculated efforts to block the vote. It's our job to ensure that they don't succeed.

Why Won't Little Havana Turn Blue?

Casey A. Klofstad | Posted 01.29.2012 | Miami
Casey A. Klofstad

While the Cuban-American vote has been solidly Republican, many observers of Florida politics believe that this portion of the electorate is shifting left. This shift has the potential to be a game changer for the Democratic Party.

Isadore Goldfarb

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Horowitz

It is difficult for me to conjure a scenario that could have Obama harm this country in ways comparable to Bush's eight years.

GOP's Last-Minute Hateful Emails and Brochures Swamp Fla.

Ron Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Levitt

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A last-minute flurry of misleading e-mails -- along with seven pieces of mailed literature -- bombarded vote-rich areas of South Fl...

Florida For Obama

Bill Marovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Marovitz

Come the evening of November 4th, we will be on a new path to change the direction of our country and tell the whole world that the America they used to respect is back.

I Am Racist!

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abby L. Ferber

Race will be a factor in this presidential election. It is always a factor in our society. How much race impacts the election will depend on our willingness to consciously strive to be anti-racist.

Musings, Friday, Around 3 A.M.

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

Will Obama really win this thing? And if he does, can he do much about the economy? Am I really losing my funds? I'll have to rent the Florida place. I don't need it. Will I be able to rent it?