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Federal Judge Overrules Florida’s Republican Governor, Extends Voter Registration

A federal court stepped in and extended the voter registration deadline in Florida Monday, after more than a million people were ordered to evacuate last week before the arrival of Hurricane Matthew. Florida Gov. Rick Scott had denied requests to extend the deadline last Thursday, ahead of the storm, saying: “Everybody has had a lot of time to register.” The Florida Democratic Party sued on Sunday asking that the Oct.
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