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UPDATE ~ Judge rejects GOP bid to have Broward county update early voting list

[JURIST] Following up a story reported earlier this evening in JURIST's Paper Chase, a judge in Florida has dismissed a Republican attempt to force the election supervisor in Florida's heavily-Democratic Broward County to update a list of early voters. The GOP plaintiffs had alleged that a non-updated list could allow a voter to vote in early voting and then show up at the polls again on Election Day. Broward officials say that in any event the list will be updated by 7 AM Tuesday. In making his ruling, Circuit Judge David Krathen said that "No court can micromanage an election and I have no intention of doing so". AP has more

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