By Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post Columnist, June 21, 2022. A noose pictured near the U.S. Capitol is displayed on a screen during a hearing of the House Jan. 6 select committee on June 16. (Tom Brenner/Bloomberg News) Retired federal judge J. Michael Luttig warned at the House Jan. 6 committee’s hearing last Thursday that Donald
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Ron DeSantis scrambles Florida’s redistricting debate, with an eye to the 2022 and perhaps 2024 elections
By Colby Itkowitz, Lori Rozsa and Michael Scherer, The Washington Post, Feb 11, 2022. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has cast himself as the nation’s boldest and most aggressively conservative Republican leader, his eye on a 2022 reelection campaign and a potential presidential run two years later. DeSantis last month introduced legislation that would allow parents to sue
Editor’s note: While Republicans in Tallahassee attempt to suppress Vote by Mail via SB 90, ostensibly to address election fraud; they will likely do nothing to address this alleged crime within their party. How two faced! By SAMANTHA J. GROSS and ANA CEBALLOS, Miami Herald, March 19, 2021 Florida Democrats on Friday called for Republican Sen.
Editor’s note, Dec 4, 2020: Disgraced & resigned FL Senator Frank Artiles (R) planted the no-party candidate in the Miami-Dade Senate race, which the Republican candidate won by just 32 votes out of more than 215,000 cast. Read this update from the Miami Herald. By Scott Glover, Curt Devine, Drew Griffin and Scott Bronstein, published by CNN on Nov 23, 2020
A recent VICE news report cited Charlotte County as one of seven Florida counties susceptible to hacking due to being connected to the Internet. Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections Paul Stamoulis disputes the report regarding Charlotte County. The election tabulation system is “in no way connected to the Internet,” according to the elections website. (Read more
The top voting machine company in the country insists that its election systems are never connected to the internet. But researchers found 35 of the systems have been connected to the internet for months and possibly years, including in some swing states. One of the most dense states for online election systems was Florida, where
The voter registration database of a small county in the Florida panhandle was breached by Russian government hackers in 2016, according to two U.S. officials. The Russian military spy agency, the GRU, was responsible for the penetration of Washington County’s database, according to the two officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss
Governor Ron DeSantis acknowledged that Russians hacked Florida Supervisors of Elections, but refused to disclose which counties in the state were hacked –– because he signed a nondisclosure agreement with Donald Trump’s administration. Terrie Rizzo, chair of the Florida Democratic Party, stated: “Florida voters deserve to know the truth about Russian hackers accessing Florida election information.
Local election officials say they knew about breaches in voting software and data in the 2016 election, but there was no impact to Sarasota or Charlotte county results. Russian hackers gained access to at least one unnamed Florida county’s election computer network during the 2016 campaign, according to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report released Thursday.
If a spike in black turnout, which typically tails off in midterm elections, powers Gillum, Sen. Bill Nelson and down-ballot Democrats to victory in Florida in just over two weeks, the impact will resonate beyond the state. The results could be proof-of-concept for a 2020 presidential campaign that tacks left on policy and inspires young
SAN FRANCISCO — The Democratic National Committee said on Wednesday it was alerted to an attempted hack of its voter database this week and has notified law enforcement about the incident. A cybersecurity researcher from a firm called Lookout contacted the D.N.C. on Tuesday about the attempted intrusion, said two officials briefed on the matter
Three people familiar with the intelligence tell NBC News that there is a classified basis for Nelson’s assertion, which he made at a public event after being given information from the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee. The extent and seriousness of the threat remain unclear, shrouded for reasons of national security. (Read more in