New Florida election laws mainly affect women, college students

The Republican-dominated Florida legislature is looking at overhauling its voting and election laws. The changes would “affect voter registration, shorten the early voting period and make it harder for third-party groups to register voters,” according to the article. Senate Bill 2086 would cut the early voting period from two weeks to one. It’s backed by St. Augustine […]

>60 cars tagged with anti-Obama messages in Florida

> AP Photo/Michael Lowe ORLANDO, Fla. — Police on Sunday were investigating vandals’ spray-painting of dozens of city vehicles here, some with disparaging messages about the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama. Authorities think the vandalism to about 60 vehicles, estimated at $10,000 in damage, was done Saturday afternoon, police spokeswoman Sgt. Barbara Jones said. […]