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WMFE Elections 2020 Coverage

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Florida felon purge would be too late for this election

Florida felon purge would be too late for this election

The agency that oversees Florida's elections says it will soon send a list of felons who remain ineligible to vote to the counties for a ...
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Trump on defense, courting voters in two must-win states

Trump on defense, courting voters in two must-win states

President Donald Trump is going after his opponent’s family and defending his own struggle to contain the pandemic as he fights to energize his sagging ...
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Lawsuit fails to stop Ocala Trump rally; thousands line up not wearing masks

Lawsuit fails to stop Ocala Trump rally; thousands line up not wearing masks

So far, 335 people have died with COVID-19 in Marion County. Statewide, 15,830 Florida residents have died ...
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Interview: Ocala mom filed lawsuit, attempting to block Trump rally

Interview: Ocala mom filed lawsuit, attempting to block Trump rally

An Ocala mother of three filed a lawsuit trying to block a Trump campaign rally from being held Oct. 16 at the Ocala International Airport ...
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Supreme Court Speeds Up Case On Trump's Push To Alter Census For House Seats

Supreme Court Speeds Up Case On Trump’s Push To Alter Census For House Seats

The justices will hear oral arguments on Nov. 30, increasing the potential for Trump to try to omit unauthorized immigrants from the census numbers used ...
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Volusia County Leaders Urge Black Voters to Vote Early: "The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself"

Volusia County Leaders Urge Black Voters to Vote Early: “The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself”

State and local leaders, clergy members, the NAACP and the Supervisor of Elections of Volusia County are urging Black voters to vote early starting on ...
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Her Mother Voted In The Wake Of The 1918 Pandemic. Now, Voting Is A 'Sacred' Ritual

Her Mother Voted In The Wake Of The 1918 Pandemic. Now, Voting Is A ‘Sacred’ Ritual

Helen Merrill and her granddaughter, Elizabeth Hartley, remember their family's matriarch, whose determination to vote in 1920 drove her to the polls even though she ...
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With Debate Canceled, Trump And Biden Appear In Dueling Town Halls

With Debate Canceled, Trump And Biden Appear In Dueling Town Halls

Trump and Biden appeared on two different news networks at the same hour for town hall-style events, in lieu of what had originally been a ...
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How To Make Sure Your Florida Vote-By-Mail Ballot Counts

How To Make Sure Your Florida Vote-By-Mail Ballot Counts

Here's a fact: If everyone who has requested an absentee ballot votes, Florida will more than double the number of mail-in votes cast in the 2016 ...
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Florida Democrats have voter advantage, but it's shrinking

Florida Democrats have voter advantage, but it’s shrinking

Florida Democrats still have a voter registration advantage over Republicans, but it’s getting slimmer ...
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Democratic National Committee Chair Perez Urges Central Florida Union Members to Continue to Canvass for Vice President Biden

Democratic National Committee Chair Perez Urges Central Florida Union Members to Continue to Canvass for Vice President Biden

Perez was in Orlando today to encourage UNITE HERE and other labor unions to make one last push to get people out to vote.  ...
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From the Pages of Orlando Weekly: Why Bother with Ballot Questions if Legislators Won't Listen to Our Answers?

From the Pages of Orlando Weekly: Why Bother with Ballot Questions if Legislators Won’t Listen to Our Answers?

Question 4 asks voters to change Florida’s Constitution to make it harder to pass these citizens’ initiatives. It would require citizens to vote Yes in ...
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