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As a Floridian, are you troubled at all by the fact that changes in Florida law has increasingly given the job of supervising the election to a partisan political appointee rather than some form of bi-partisan election commission?

Hey, Teddy.

I dislike intensely the fact that elections supervision is conducted by partisan appointees/candidates....but I'm not aware of any recent changes that affected that. The Secretary of State has had been the state's chief elections supervisor for years, as far as I know. If there were any changes, they would have been incremental.


The felon list was indeed a major malfunction, but that's been over and done for a while. The state's decision to leave Nader on the ballot was ultimately upheld 6-1 by the state Supreme Court. I know one of the lawyers who was on that case, and we talked about it at length. He believed that on the law, it wasn't even close - and after our discussions, I'm pretty sure he's right. So I wouldn't regard that as a screw-up.

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