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In early Florida voting, more than 4,400 ballots have already been rejected

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Although Florida’s presidential primary Election Day doesn’t take place for 19 more days, Florida voters are casting ballots every day in absentee voting. To date, more than 433,000 Floridians have cast ballots, and as the voter participation in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada, Republicans are voting in greater numbers than Democrats. Not all those votes are being counted, however. According to University of Florida political science professor Dan Smith‘s blog, 4,483 absentee ballots (2,261 cast by Republicans and 1,958 cast by Democrats) have been “rejected…

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Will Van Sant reports the obvious

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The Times wonders why it is losing its readers. Maybe because some of its reporters are all but oblivious to the real dynamics influencing local politics. Will Van Sant wrote this atrocious piece, in which he reports what anyone who has voted in a local election has known for ten years: “More voters than ever are using mail ballots, forcing candidates in the upcoming March municipal elections to confront a new political dynamic. Candidates are adjusting by contacting voters earlier,…

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