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Sen. Sobel forms task force to look at voting problems in Broward

State. Sen. Eleanor Sobel (D-Hollywood) is forming a Broward County Election Task Force to look at problems that occurred during the November election.

"I am forming this task force not to point fingers at anyone, but to find solutions, real solutions that Broward and Florida desperately need,” said Sobel in a press release. “We can no longer sit back and continue to be not only the butt of jokes around the country and the world, but a blemish on Democracy as well.”  

When asked about the performance of Broward Supervisor of Elections  Brenda Snipes, Sobel said in an interview that some problems were not Snipes' fault such as the lengthy ballot and the decision by Republicans to reduce early voting days. But Sobel said "I don't like the idea they are still counting after the election for several days. I don't like that ballots were found in a room but at least they were found."

When asked in an interview about how she felt about Snipes' job performance, Sobel said: "I'm not going to point fingers at people. I am looking for solutions . ... I don't like the idea they are still counting after the election for several days. I don't like that ballots were found in a room but at least they were found."

The task force will meet at 5 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Broward County Commission chambers, 115 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale.

Anyone interested in serving on the task force or who would like to give public testimony can send an email to BrowardElectionsTaskForce@gmail.com or call 954-924-3693. 

 

 



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