Voter advocacy groups have persuaded a Florida judge to extend the state’s voter registration deadline to October 18 in the wake of the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew.
On Tuesday, the groups filed a lawsuit arguing that more than 100,000 voters could be disenfranchised because of disruptions caused by the hurricane that struck the Sunshine State on Friday, just four days before its October 11 deadline.
(AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday extended voter registration until Oct. 18 in the battleground state of Florida, due to the disruption and damage from Hurricane Matthew. Democrats late last week asked Republican Gov. Rick Scott t...
A federal judge on Wednesday extended voter registration until Oct. 18 in the battleground state of Florida, due to the disruption and damage from Hurricane Matthew. During a hearing Wednesday, … Click to Continue »
“A federal judge has extended voter registration in the battleground state of Florida for one week, until Tuesday, October 18,” CNN reports. “The request to extend the deadline had been sought by the Florida Democratic Party in the ...
Walker had already extended the Oct. 11 deadline one day, after the Florida Democratic Party filed a lawsuit last weekend, following the hurricane's brush with Florida's east coast.