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Florida Dems pick new chairman; GOP makes Palm Beach County’s Barnett state vice chair

121916-ingoglia-barnett-tallahassee.jpg Republican Party of Florida Chairman Blaise Ingoglia, left, with Palm Beach County GOP Chairman Michael Barnett in Tallahassee in December. Ingoglia was re-elected chairman today and Barnett became the state GOP’s vice chairman. Coconut Grove developer and major party fundraiser Stephen Bittel was elected chairman of the Florida Democratic Party today while the Republican Party […]
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Judge extends Florida voter registration deadline to Oct. 18, siding with Democrats and allies

 Federal judge extends voter registration in Florida because of hurricane A federal judge Wednesday ordered the deadline for registering to vote in Florida extended through Oct. 18 because of disruption stemming from Hurricane Matthew. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker sided with lawyers for the Florida Democratic Party and other groups, who argued at a hearing […]
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Democratic allies add to call for weeklong extension of Florida voter registration deadline

 More parties look to join federal lawsuit over voter registration deadline. More organizations are looking to take part in a federal hearing Wednesday about how long Florida’s voter registration deadline should be extended because of Hurricane Matthew. The state’s League of Women Voters and the American Civil Liberties Union want to argue before Tallahassee’s U.S. […]
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Federal judge extends Florida’s voter registration through at least Wednesday

 Voter registration deadline extended by federal court. Florida’s deadline for voter registration for the November election was extended Monday to at least 5 p.m., Wednesday by a federal judge. Without comment, U.S. District Judge Mark Walker granted the Florida Democratic Party’s request for a court order lifting Tuesday’s deadline, arguing that Hurricane Matthew likely kept […]
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Florida Democrats sue Scott to extend voter registration deadline because of Hurricane Matthew

 Florida Democratic Party sue to extend voter registration deadline The Florida Democratic Party filed a federal lawsuit Sunday seeking to force Gov. Rick Scott and state elections officials to extend this week’s voter registration deadline because of the disruption caused by Hurricane Matthew. A host of Democrats, led by presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, backed by […]
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