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Bill backed by supervisors of elections clears its first Senate panel

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A bill that would make a long list of election law changes made it through its first Senate panel Tuesday with a unanimous vote. SB 1160, sponsored by Fleming Island Republican Sen. Rob Bradley, has the approval of many supervisors of elections in the state. Among the changes it would make are requiring candidates pay qualifying fees by cashier’s check, banning elected officials from serving as poll watchers, and giving supervisors of elections the option to publish sample ballots in…

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Outdated voting machines across the U.S. are a $1 billion problem

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There’s a $1 billion problem with America’s voting machines – they’re too old. According to a 10-month-long study conducted by the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law, 43 states are using some machines that will be at least 10 years old in 2016 when presidential candidates are on the ballot. In 14 of those states machines will be at least 15 years old. Considering Florida is the father of the hanging chad that led to…

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