Senator Nelson Files Lawsuit Challenging Florida’s Election Signature Match Law Amid Senate Recount

(From The Ledger)

The legal challenge confronts a Florida law that requires county election officials to double check signatures of voters who cast provisional and mail-in ballots, and reject any that don’t match state records.

Nelson’s recount lawyer Marc Elias said the law puts the responsibility of signature review in the hands of untrained, unqualified local election workers and leads to the disqualification of legitimate ballots.

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