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Voting went well in Florida — except for premature release of results

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Primary voting ran smoothly in Florida Tuesday, for the most part, but Secretary of State Ken Detzner said he had already contacted legal authorities about the release of returns in Broward County before the polls closed. “It’s unacceptable that the results were released prior to the polls closing,” Detzner said during a news conference in Tallahassee. “We have referred this breach to the state attorney and the sheriff of Broward County.” He had not yet spoken to Broward Supervisor of Elections…

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As the deadline to register to vote looms, millions of Floridians begin casting ballots

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There may be a month until Florida’s presidential preference primary, but thousands of Sunshine State voters are already casting their ballots. Elections offices across the state have sent about 1.8 million absentee, or vote by mail, ballots this election cycle. About 47 percent of those ballots went to registered Republicans; while 40 percent were sent to registered Democrats. The remainder of those ballots were sent to voters who weren’t registered with a major party. “There is a definitive buzz,” said…

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