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Federal District Court Calls Florida’s Disparate Treatment of Absentee Ballots “Obscene,” Strikes Requirement

Quite a decision (one which seems correct) in Florida Democratic Party v. Detzner.  The court explains what’s at stake: In light of those limitations, many Florida voters choose to vote by mail. And that option has become increasingly popular in … Continue reading ?
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