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Florida CFO suggests new law to fund legal fees for presidential candidates amid Trump’s legal challenges

Listen:   Amid former president Donald Trump’s current legal problems, Florida’s Chief Financial Officer wants a new law to fund legal fees for presidential candidates in Florida. Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis mentioned the idea...

A court won’t rehear the fight over an elections law, handing a victory to Ron DeSantis and the Florida legislature

A full federal appeals court declined to take up a challenge to a Florida elections law that opponents contend discriminated against Black voters.
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Appeals court backs most of Florida’s 2021 elections law, overturning a ruling that it discriminates against Black voters

An appeals court overturned most of a federal judge’s ruling that a 2021 Florida elections law was intended to discriminate against Black voters.
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Florida lawmakers refuel fight over elections laws

The Florida House is moving forward to make wide-ranging elections law changes like additional restrictions on voter registration groups.
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Florida Senate signs off on immigration & election bills

The Florida Senate passed bills that could help send migrants to “sanctuary” cities and bolster efforts to prosecute alleged election fraud.

Judge says Pinellas Supervisor of Elections is following law despite legal challenge from opponent

A judge in Pinellas County Friday said Supervisor of Elections Julie Marcus is following the law by asking voters if the address on their driver’s license is current. The decision came during an emergency hearing...

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