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A federal judge is extending Florida's voter registration deadline because of Hurricane Matthew

A Florida judge has extended the state's voter registration deadline until Wednesday and will consider giving voters even more time to sign up after Hurricane Matthew barreled through the state, The Tampa Bay Times and the Associated Press reported on Monday. "Quite simply, it is wholly irrational in this instance for Florida to refuse to extend the voter registration deadline when the state already allows the governor to suspend or move the election date due to an unforeseen emergency," US District Judge Mark Walker wrote in his order.
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