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Knock the Vote in Port Charlotte

Bring all of your friends to canvass in Port Charlotte to get Democrats elected up and down the ballot! Please wear blue shirts – let’s show everyone the wave is coming! SIGN UP NOW! Where? Charlotte County Democrats 3596 Tamiami Trl #202 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 When? Sun, Aug 19, 12:00pm-3:00pm SIGN UP NOW!

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Learn about Voting Technology Editors note: The following Letter to the Editor from Webmaster David Finster was published in The Sun Friday, August 17th: Learn more about voting technology Editor: I had the privilege of attending the recent Logic and Accuracy test of Charlotte County’s voting equipment. I wrote an article about the test for the Charlotte County

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Voting rights organization sues over lack of bilingual ballots in Florida

The voting rights organization Demos has filed a lawsuit alleging violations of the Voting Rights Act because of Alachua County’s failure to provide ballots and other election materials in Spanish. The suit details the situation of 70-year-old Marta Rivera, who lives in Alachua County after fleeing Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. Rivera had lived the entirety of her life in the U.S. territory

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Who’s voting in Florida and where?, a pet project of media and political consultant Kevin Cate, is back and counting who’s already voting in Florida ahead of the Aug. 28 primary. The website, which Cate’s Tallahassee-based company CATECOMM partnered with PROXEME to create in 2016, pulls daily from county election supervisors the number of voters who have returned ballots. (Read more in Orlando Sentinel)

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