[New Time Broward-Palm Beach] Ahead of Recount Deadline, Judge Grants Voters Until Saturday to Remedy Signature Problems

Florida's recount drama continues. In a surprising and unprecedented decision, a federal judge ruled early Thursday that voters who had their mail-in and provisional ballots rejected because of signatures will now have until 5 p.m. Saturday to remedy the issue.

The decision affects thousands of voters across Florida and could ultimately impact the outcome of the state's gubernatorial, Senate and agriculture commissioner race, yet again. U.S. District Court judge Mark Walker handed down the order mere hours before the 3 p.m. Thursday deadline for all counties to submit their machine recount results for the three major races still underway.

(Read the full article via the New Times here: https://www.browardpalmbeach.com/news/florida-recount-2018-broward-voters-have-until-saturday-to-correct-signature-issues-10078824)

Ayurella Horn-Muller