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Miami-Dade Elections Office Updating Software After Finding Fraudulent Requests For Absentee Ballots

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami-Dade elections department is working with its software vendor to make it easier for staff to flag suspicious absentee-ballot requests. The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/17FeKXt ) reports the change will take effect […]

CBS Tampa–09/05/2013

Early voting sign. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lots Of Finger-Pointing Over Florida Election Woes

A look at Florida’s troubled election this past fall prompted some finger-pointing and back-tracking Wednesday.

01/31/2013

File photo of people waiting in line to vote in Florida. (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Scott Says Fla. Needs To Look At Early Voting Days

Gov. Rick Scott now says Florida needs to look at more early voting days.

12/19/2012

File photo of people waiting in line to vote early. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Holding Hearings On Voting Problems

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida lawmakers will be hearing from the state’s top elections official about what improvements may be needed for future Election Days.

CBS Tampa–12/04/2012

File photo of people voting. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Obama, Romney Split Early Vote In Fla.

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are splitting the early vote in the crucial swing state of Florida with more than two million votes counted.

11/06/2012

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Florida Polls Opened To Long Lines

MIAMI (AP) — Florida voters queued up before dawn Tuesday to cast their ballots as long lines began forming at some precincts across the state.

CBS Tampa–11/06/2012

Early voting in Ohio (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: On Election Eve Major Concerns About Disenfranchisement

From Florida and Ohio early vote disasters with long lines to power outages in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York there are doubts that some people will have the opportunity to participate in this election.

11/05/2012

File photo of people waiting in line to vote early. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Judge Orders 1 Fla. County To Extend Early Voting

A judge extended early voting hours in one Florida county Sunday after Democrats sued to allow more time in a presidential battleground state where more than 4 million ballots have already been cast. The move was one of many legal skirmishes in the tight contest between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to deal with inevitable disputes over balloting.

11/04/2012

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Opinion: Obamacare Should Win It For Mitt Romney

If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.

11/02/2012

File photo of voters. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Rick Scott Rejects Calls To Extend Early-Voting Hours

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday rejected calls to extend early-voting hours through Sunday despite reports of record turnouts and long lines of voters at poll sites statewide.

11/01/2012

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