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• State officials are “reviewing” a request for personal Florida voter information from President Donald Trump’s election integrity commission, which is investigating the unsubstantiated claim that millions voted illegally in the 2016 election and cost Trump the popular vote. The request to Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner was a letter sent to all states from Kris Kobach, vice chairman of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. Kobach asked Detzner to provide Florida voters’ names, addresses, dates of birth, political party affiliation, last four digits of Social Security numbers and history of voting from 2006 onward. In Florida, most voter registration information is already public except for social security numbers, driver’s license numbers, and the source of the voter application. … Read More »
• Do food and politics go together? Deland Chef Hari Pulapaka says after the president’s executive order on immigration he wanted to highlight the cuisine of the seven countries on the travel ban.
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• President Trump has called for an investigation into voter fraud. Elections officials say voter fraud is rare, but they’re worried about chilling effect of erosion of public confidence in the electoral process. Will distrust about US elections keep people away from the polls? Seminole County Supervisor of elections Mike Ertel joins Polk County precinct clerk Genya Coulter and Orlando political reporter Frank Torres to discuss the integrity of the election. Read More »