Florida Secretary of State, Cord Byrd, joins Protecting Your Vote. He discusses Florida’s election procedures that allow for the state to report is election results in a timely fashion on election night. Learn more about why Election Day still means something in the Sunshine State in our report Worst to First.
Byrd, also, discusses how election crime referrals were gathering dust in county prosecutors offices. PILF’s report Safe Harbor uncovered 156 election crime referrals by supervisors of elections where nothing had been done by county prosecutors. Governor Ron DeSantis saw this problem and created a statewide election crimes prosecutor to ensure that election crimes are being prosecuted.