After a Contentious Florida Midterm, Dr. Brenda Snipes Will Resign as Broward County Elections Supervisor

It’s rare for the name of a local election supervisor to make its way into that national press, and when one does, it’s usually not for outstanding service. Broward County Elections Supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes was bestowed that unfortunate honor last week, when Republican Gov. Rick Scott sued her over ballot counting…

Trump Is Spinning Conspiracy Theories About the Florida Recounts While Fundraising Off Them, Too

Recounts, in general, are probably a good thing for elections. It’s great to check your work! Counting up millions of votes submitted through a shitty, inefficient, and sometimes broken system is difficult, and when races are as close as the Senate and gubernatorial contests currently are in Florida, it’s literally …

Florida Votes to Restore Voting Rights to More Than One Million Residents With Felony Convictions 

As voters anxiously watch Florida’s races teeter on the edge of blue and red, one ballot measure has already won in the state: a constitutional amendment to restore voting rights to over one million residents with felony convictions. The amendment will lead to the biggest restoration of voting rights in America in…

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