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Court Extends Florida Voter Registration Deadline After Rick Scott Refuses

The U.S. District Court for Florida’s Northern District extended the state’s voter registration to Wednesday evening after Gov. Rick Scott (R) refused to do so in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew. The state’s voter registration deadline will now be extended from Tuesday to Wednesday at 5 p.m. local time in order to give Floridians displaced or otherwise burdened by the storm more time to register.
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