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File photo of a voting booth. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Final Ballots Being Cast In Early-Voting Period

Early voting is wrapping up across the state this weekend in advance of next week’s primary election.

CBS Tampa–08/23/2014

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Nominee Voting Open For 40th Annual “People’s Choice Awards”

The only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television, “People’s Choice Awards”, has announced that voting is now open for the 40th annual award show.

10/24/2013

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Tries To Build Support For Voter Purge

Florida is preparing for another effort to remove non-citizens from the state’s voting rolls.

10/07/2013

A woman votes in Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Fla. Election Chief Tries To Win Support For Purge

Florida’s top election official is starting his push to get election supervisors to back a plan to remove non-U.S. citizens from the state’s voter rolls.

CBS Tampa–10/03/2013

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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

File photo of a voting booth. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Fed Court Dismisses Fla. Voter Purge Lawsuit

Florida’s efforts to screen and remove non-U.S. citizens from the voter rolls will soon be revived.

07/24/2013

President Barack Obama waves upon his return at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 25, 2012 after attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Presidential Commission To Discuss Voting In Miami

A presidential commission dedicated to fixing voting problems is set to host its first public meeting in Miami.

06/28/2013

File photo of a voting booth. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Senate Passes Bill That Could Expand Early Voting

Early voting days and sites could be expanded under a bill passed by the Senate.

04/24/2013

File photo of a voting booth. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Florida Leads In Denying Ex-Felons Voting Rights

Changes under Republican Gov. Rick Scott are making it more difficult for Florida’s former felons to get their voting rights restored, which critics say has suppressed the minority vote and hurt Democratic candidates.

04/14/2013

File photo of a voting booth. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Officials Want Shorter Ballot, More Early Voting

Long voting lines in November that again put Florida under national scrutiny could be eased in future elections if lawmakers restore the early voting days they cut and stop putting so many long constitutional amendment proposals on the ballot, a Senate committee heard Monday.

01/15/2013

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