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Windermere Democratic Representative Geraldine Thompson explains a bill that would make several changes to the state's election process.
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Orlando area lawmakers are proposing a bill that would help ensure every qualified citizen in Florida is able to vote. The legislators say changes are needed sooner rather than later.

Florida secretary of state Laurel Lee speaks at pre-legislative news conference on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019, in Tallahassee, Fla.
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Florida’s Secretary of State Laurel Lee says her department needs more money to help with elections security.

Florida Secretary of State Mike Ertel resigned after the Tallahassee Democrat published pictures of the secretary in black face. Jennifer Kennedy is serving in the interim.


Two Florida lawmakers are combining their separate efforts aimed at helping military veterans as well as those deployed overseas.

Florida Secretary of State

Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner sailed through the beginning of his Senate confirmation hearings Monday, but not before navigating a few crosswinds. As Jim Ash reports, Governor Rick Scott’s choice for the state’s top elections officer was never really in jeopardy.