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Does your vote count in Florida? It might depend on your signature.

By Amy Gardner / Washington Post – All of it has created an uproar among voting-rights advocates, who say that untrained election workers are tossing eligible ballots, often with no chance for the voter to object or fix the ballot. “I had zero recourse here,” said Patrick Murphy, a former Democratic congressman from Palm Beach […]

In Florida Recount, Sloppy Signatures Placed Thousands of Ballots in Limbo

By By Glenn Thrush, Audra D. S. Burch and Frances Robles / New York Times – Many Democrats argue that imposing new standards for evaluating signatures could discourage some voters, especially foreign-born citizens, from even trying to cast ballots. Still, Patrick Murphy, a former Democratic congressman from South Florida, said it was time that the […]