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Wed Jan 30, 2019, 04:26 AM

FLA's new Rethug gov. DeSantis suspends elected & respected Palm Bch Cty Supervisor of Elections

http://bradblog.com/
1/29/2019
Florida's new Republican Governor Ron DeSantis recently suspended the elected Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections, Susan Bucher, falsely charging the 10-year elections official --- one of the most knowledgeable and respected in the nation --- with "incompetence". Her suspension followed on another by Rick Scott, the previous Republican Governor, of the Supervisor of Elections in Broward County. In both cases, the officials in two of the most Democratic counties in the closely-divided swing-state have now been replaced with Republicans in advance of 2020. These are extraordinary partisan power grabs.

While Bucher had vowed last week to fight her suspension, about an hour after we got off air yesterday she decided to resign rather than challenge her case to the partisan GOP-controlled Florida state Senate, her only option under state law.

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Reply FLA's new Rethug gov. DeSantis suspends elected & respected Palm Bch Cty Supervisor of Elections (Original post)
diva77 Jan 2019 OP
elleng Jan 2019 #1
diva77 Jan 2019 #2
elleng Jan 2019 #3
Cha Jan 2019 #4
RDANGELO Jan 2019 #5
RockaFowler Jan 2019 #6
RDANGELO Jan 2019 #8
leftynyc Jan 2019 #11
onethatcares Jan 2019 #7
RandiFan1290 Jan 2019 #9
uponit7771 Jan 2019 #12
Sancho Jan 2019 #10
diva77 Jan 2019 #13

Response to diva77 (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 04:29 AM

1. It continues,

and feds haven't taken any steps to keep russkies etc away.

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Response to elleng (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 04:35 AM

2. Here is link to Bucher's resignation statement

http://bradblog.com/Docs/SusanBucher_PalmBeachCounty_Resignation_012919.pdf

She speaks out against fabricated allegations and asks "where is the established threshold that allows a governor to circumvent the will of the voters?"

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Response to diva77 (Reply #2)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 04:41 AM

3. Thanks

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Response to diva77 (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 04:51 AM

4. I wish Andrew Gillum

could bring up this travesty on his new CNN gig.


https://www.democraticunderground.com/100211747424

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Response to diva77 (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 06:29 AM

5. Have they instituted the new law allowing ex felons to vote yet?

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Response to RDANGELO (Reply #5)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 06:32 AM

6. Ex-Felons were allowed to register on January 8th

My husband was so excited to finally get his rights restored!

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Response to RockaFowler (Reply #6)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 06:35 AM

8. Good for him.

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Response to RockaFowler (Reply #6)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 07:38 AM

11. Very happy for your husband

 

Are there any numbers for how many registered?

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Response to RDANGELO (Reply #5)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 06:35 AM

7. it's like this

they have but they haven't because the people don't know what they voted for and the legislature knows better and can redefine
the will of the people and have to make sure Amendment 4 is really what they want.

But to answer your ?, some counties have allowed registration, some haven't and the band is still playing on with the Floriduh supreme court being packed by conservatives appointed by DeSantis.

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Response to diva77 (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 06:37 AM

9. Just getting ready to steal 2020

No big deal, right?

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Response to RandiFan1290 (Reply #9)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 08:29 AM

12. +1

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Response to diva77 (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 07:27 AM

10. I believe that Democrats have won elections in Florida since 2000, but they are not the "winner"

Florida has cheated and manipulated the voting process in every way possible: registration, gerrymandering, ballots, and mostly in COUNTING THE VOTES. The repubs will win every contest here until there is a verifiable way to count the votes.

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Response to Sancho (Reply #10)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 01:06 PM

13. +1,000,000 THIS!!!!

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