Scott Won’t Extend Voter Registration Deadline

Oct 7, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott rejected a call from Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign to extend the state's voter registration deadline as Florida officials turn their attention to the pending impact of Hurricane Matthew.

The Florida supervisor of elections’ salary formula has changed for the first time in nearly three decades. 

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Governor Rick Scott and other members of the state Elections Canvassing Commission on Tuesday formally certified the results of the March 15 presidential primary elections won by Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.

While state workers are passed over for the eighth year in a row, Florida’s election supervisors could be getting a raise. A bill that would do just that is ready for the Governor’s signature.

The polls open today in Florida for the Presidential Preference Primary as early voting begins in some counties.