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  Salon.com Politics | Florida's flawed "voter-cleansing" program
Counties that did their best to vet the file discovered a high level of errors, with as many as 15 percent of names incorrectly identified as felons.
Madison County's elections supervisor, Linda Howell, had a peculiarly personal reason for distrusting the central voter file: She had received a letter saying that since she had committed a felony, she would not be allowed to vote.
Florida is the only state in the nation to contract the first stage of removal of voting rights to a private company.
archive.salon.com /politics/feature/2000/12/04/voter_file/print.html   (2645 words)

  Jeb Bush's secret weapon - Salon
In December 2000, we reported that Florida's use of a faulty and politically questionable list of felons and dead people "scrubbed" from voter rolls -- half of them African-Americans -- may have cost Al Gore the 537-vote margin of victory claimed by George W. Bush in Florida.
The voter-fraud law required all 67 counties to purge duplicate registrations and deceased voters from voter registries, in addition to removing felons, many of whom, but not all, are barred from voting in Florida.
According to the list, Cooper is listed as a felon convicted on Jan. 30, 2007.
dir.salon.com /story/politics/feature/2002/11/01/lists/index.html   (598 words)

 The world's top florida websites
The area of Florida diminished with the establishment of British colonies to the north and French colonies to the west.
Florida is one of the nine states which does not impose personal income tax (list of others).
Florida consists of a panhandle extending along the northern Gulf of Mexico and a large peninsula with the Atlantic Ocean as its eastern border and the Gulf of Mexico as its western border.
www.websbiggest.com /wiki-article-tab.cfm/florida   (1162 words)

 List of counties in Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anne Arundel County: formed in 1650 from unorganized territory.
Charles County: formed in 1658 from unorganized territory.
Mary's County: formed in 1637 from unorganized territory.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Maryland_counties   (403 words)

 Tampabay: Taxes for education win again
The county tax was defeated by a vote 15,677, or 57 percent, to 12,007, or 43 percent.
The sales tax for Hernando County government, which county officials had projected would generate $70-million over 10 years, was viewed chiefly as a way to continue a popular road repair and maintenance program.
Tuesday afternoon, County Commissioner Diane Rowden, a spirited and tireless advocate for the sales tax, was outside a polling place in Brookridge, a retirement community west of Brooksville that is home to about 5,000 people.
www.sptimes.com /2004/03/10/Tampabay/Taxes_for_education_w.shtml   (785 words)

 Florida Counties - maps, information, news
Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida.
Florida's interstates, state highways and U.S. Highways are maintained by the Florida Department of Transportation.
Florida's interstate highway system contains 1,473 miles (2,371 km) of highway, and there are 9,934 miles (15,987 km) of non-interstate highway in the state, such as Florida state highways and U.S. Highways.
www.county-florida.com   (846 words)

 State of Florida
Florida, state in the southeastern United States, bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, which is an arm of the ocean.
Florida, sometimes called the Peninsula State, consists of a large low-lying peninsula and, in the northwest, a strip of land known as the panhandle.
Below is a list of Florida Counties and the years the Courthouses were subjected to a disaster.
www.myfloridagenealogy.com /index.htm   (1062 words)

 Florida State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
On a white field emblazoned with a red X and the state seal, Florida's flag represents the land of sunshine, flowers, palm trees, rivers and lakes.
The seal features a brilliant sun, a cabbage palmetto tree, a steamboat sailing and a Native American Seminole woman scattering flowers.
Topography: Image Land is mostly flat with rolling high in northwest.
www.50states.com /florida.htm   (224 words)

 The Produce News
WASHINGTON -- The Food & Drug Administration is considering a plan that would allow tomatoes from certain certified counties in Florida to be shipped -- good news for some Florida growers grappling with a nationwide Salmonella outbreak that continues to expand to new states and has contributed to the death of one person so far.
In a strange turn of events, Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles Bronson announced in a June 10 press release that all Florida-grown tomatoes have been deemed safe by FDA and would be added to FDA's safe-to-eat list that night.
One state missing from the all-clear list is Florida, but FDA is evaluating a plan that would allow Florida tomatoes from certain certified counties to ship their products, said an FDA source.
www.producenews.com /StoryNews.cfm?ID=7878   (655 words)

 Florida Salt March Vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus dukecampbelli) Species Account
DESCRIPTION:  The Florida salt marsh vole is a small (178 to198 millimeters in total length), short-tailed rodent with a blunt head and short ears.  Its fur is fl-brown dorsally and dark gray ventrally.  It is closely related to the meadow vole (M.
RANGE AND POPULATION LEVEL:  The Florida salt marsh vole is known only from one site at Waccasassa Bay in Levy County, Florida, where it appears to exist in low numbers and has a very restricted range.  Any natural or human-caused adverse impact to this species could result in its extinction.
HABITAT:  The Florida salt marsh vole lives in periodically flooded high salt marsh zone where it is believed to survive high tides and storm flooding by climbing vegetation and swimming.  It appears to be most common in areas vegetated by seashore saltgrass (Distichlis spicata).
www.fws.gov /northflorida/Species-Accounts/Saltmarsh-Vole-2005.htm   (347 words)

 Cyndi's List - U.S. - Alabama
Listing of addresses and phone numbers for all the county recorders.
List of officers by company; record of events of all companies; roster of men in each company; and roster of men listed as Field and Staff.
Listing includes (when known) the convict's name, age, race, sex, occupation, crime, date of execution, method of execution and whether it was a single or multiple execution.
www.cyndislist.com /al.htm   (4383 words)

 Genealogy Resources on the Internet - Florida Mailing Lists
A mailing list, sponsored by the Mobile Genealogical Society, for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Mobile Bay, Alabama, area -- specifically Mobile and Baldwin Counties in Alabama plus the bordering counties in Mississippi (George, Greene, Jackson), Alabama (Clarke, Escambia, Monroe, Washington), and Florida (Escambia).
A mailing list for the volunteers who are engaged in transcribing Florida census records in support of the USGenWeb Census Project to discuss the status of the project.
Weathers operated in Jacksonville, Florida, from the 1930s to 1950 and his clinic or hospital was referred to as "Springfield".
www.rootsweb.com /~jfuller/gen_mail_states-fl.html   (4349 words)

 State: Provisional ballots join list of Florida's voting concerns
Across Florida, two of every five provisional ballots cast in the primaries were thrown out, a survey by the St. Petersburg Times found.
The Times survey found that the highest number of rejected provisional ballots were in Duval, Miami-Dade and Broward counties, the same counties that figured prominently in the 2000 recount.
Many counties have responded to the problems of 2000 with technology: laptop computers in precincts to check the master voter roll and phone banks to redirect voters to the right precinct.
www.sptimes.com /2004/10/07/State/Provisional_ballots_j.shtml   (779 words)

 Florida's Tax Lien Counties
In Florida, property taxes are used to help fund the government services of counties, cities and towns, school districts, fire districts, flood control districts, and other special districts.
For example, counties use their portion of property taxes to pay for County services such as the Court system and the Sheriff’s Office.
Public safety and health, transportation, and emergency services in counties are funded using property taxes.
www.taxcertificatesource.com /tax_lien_counties_fl.asp   (280 words)

 RPOF: Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This trend is reflected in the makeup of the Florida Legislature, the Cabinet, and in the reelection of Governor Jeb Bush.
These Republican counties include Pasco and Marion in 1999, Citrus in 2001, Walton earlier this year, and Bay County just this week.
The coordinated drive between the state and local parties is the most aggressive in Florida Republican politics.
www.rpof.org /press/2004052703.php   (247 words)

 Welcome to the Florida Association of Counties   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As Florida voters head to the polls to exercise their right to vote, they will be asked to decide on six amendments to the state constitution.
In an effort to help voters learn more about the proposed amendments, the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) has produced a helpful guide, titled "Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments - 2006 [PDF]," that explains each amendment.
Additionally, for voters living in one of the state's 19 charter counties, FAC has compiled a list of proposed amendments to the various county charters across the state.
www.fl-counties.com /index.htm   (127 words)

 Florida Government Resources :: Richard E. Hornsby, Orlando Criminal and Personal Injury Attorney
- List of county clerk web sites, mailing addresses, and telephone information for all of Florida's counties.
- List of county sheriff web sites, mailing addresses, and telephone information for all of Florida's counties.
- Allows you to perform a comprehensive search of Florida offenders who have been placed under the supervision of the Department of Corrections for a felony offense.
www.richardhornsby.com /resources/florida/index.html   (274 words)

 Commercial Real Estate - Florida Investors Flat Fee MLS Listing Service - Why Randy Bess Real Estate
During your listing campaign you may want to adjust the asking price, add an additional contact phone number while you're out of town or include a new selling feature in the listings remarks.
Always be cautious of listing with any real estate company that also sells property or lists property on a commission basis in a traditional fashion.
We are a pioneer of flat fee MLS services in 25 Florida counties and 140 Georgia counties.
flc.mlscountry.com /rma.html   (714 words)

 Florida Incorporation Service
Be sure to include the Florida Document number of your corporation or LLC if you have a corporation or LLC.
Please contact your local county once you have all your corporation documents to find out where you will need to go to get this license.
Florida Incorporation Service’s document filing service is not a law firm and is not a substitute for an attorney.
www.floridaincorporationservice.com /fictitious_faq.aspx   (872 words)

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David Boies, Gore's recount lawyer, said he had decided to add that key county to others where challenges are to be raised - most important of which is Miami-Dade, where the re-examination of ballots was brought to an unexpected halt earlier this week, a setback for Gore.
Bush's decision was signaled in a filing Saturday with the Leon County Circuit Court that said the 14 counties named in the lawsuit are in ''substantial agreement'' with the Republicans to reconsider military ballots from overseas and so the suit was not necessary.
In that heavily Republican county, the local supervisor of elections, a Republican, has acknowledged allowing GOP party officials into her office to correct errors in absentee ballot applications.
www.geocities.com /ejps_2000/17e.html   (3503 words)

 Florida Commercial Real Estate MLS, MLS Listing, Listing in MLS
Property listings placed in the the Southeast Florida Regional MLS will also appear in Palm Beach County and listings entered on the Regional MLS will be available to Plam Beach County Realtors.
Listing your property on the MLS informs the local Realtors that your property is available and that their commission is protected when they deliver a qualified buyer.
You are listed on the MLS listing as the contact person and Realtors will call you directly to schedule a showing of your property and to ask questions about the real estate.
www.mlsunited.com /fl_commercial.html   (1931 words)

 Florida Flat Fee MLS Home Listing Service - Florida MLS Just $250 Broker
Florida Flat Fee MLS is the most effective and creative MLS "For Sale By Owner" option ever offered...
BREVARD COUNTY MLS - Cocoa, Melbourne, Merritt Island, Palm Bay, Rockledge, and all of Brevard County.
The Multiple Listing Service is a tool available exclusively to the 900,000+ members of the National Association of Realtors, 90,000 members of the Florida Association of Realtors and the 12,000 plus real estate companies that make up the local MLS boards in Florida.
by-ownermls.com   (1786 words)

 Panhandle Florida Region Counties
Preconstruction condo, townhomes and condo-hotels for the Panhandle region of Florida.
Florida real estate is the most desirable in the U.S. because it has beautiful year round climate and many activities for homeowners.
Move your mouse to the Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton, Washington, area on the Florida map.
www.rebateflorida.com /PanhandleMap_C.htm   (194 words)

 Local tomatoes not on state’s ‘safe’ list : Environment : Naples Daily News
It is not on the list of 19 Florida counties the U.S. Food & Drug Administration has said are not associated with the poisoning.
Miami-Dade County, another large tomato producer, is also not on the list and neither is Hendry County.
If Florida or our area was part of the source the tomatoes produced here and eaten locally should have produced a fair number of cases here.
www.naplesnews.com /news/2008/jun/12/local-tomatoes-not-states-safe-list   (3021 words)

 National database of problem teachers is flawed | HeraldTribune.com | Southwest Florida's Information Leader
The list, created by the nonprofit National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification, or NASDTEC, is considered the best existing tool for education officials to prevent problem teachers from jumping state to state.
However, a partial list of Florida teachers who have been sanctioned is available at www.heraldtribune.com/brokentrust.
A spokesman for the Polk County Republican said Putnam's bill, the Student Protection Act, was filed with the education committee in March but has yet to receive a hearing.
www.heraldtribune.com /article/20071221/NEWS/712210445   (1061 words)

 Florida Lawyers at LawSeek.net :: Florida County List - Florida Counties
Florida Lawyers at LawSeek.net :: Florida County List - Florida Counties
We have provided a comprehensive listing of local Florida lawyers, attorneys, and law firms and ordered then by practice and location.
Choosing an Florida lawyer or Florida Law Firm to represent you is an important decision.
florida.lawseek.net /florida_counties.html   (182 words)

 The Leon County Sheriff's Office
The Leon County Sheriff's Office Crimes Against Property Unit consists of eight detectives and one sergeant.
This system is maintained by Leon County, but is in use in many of the counties in North Florida.
The list of Florida counties in the system is ever increasing, and soon will include counties in Georgia as well.
lcso.leonfl.org /property.htm   (325 words)

 Listings Florida: Genealogy - Complete List
Welcome to the Bay County Florida Page, A Part of the FLGenWeb Project USGENWEB NOTICE: The USGenWeb Project FLGenWeb Project are a non-commercial, all-volunteer organization and are NOT...
About the ECFGSC: The East Central Florida Genealogical Society Co-op is a not for profit group of genealogical societies in nine east central Florida counties.
Leon County, Florida GenWeb Site.This site is dedicated to genealogical research in Leon County, Florida.It consists of data, queries and links to other Leon Co. research sites.
listingsflorida.com /Society/Genealogy/complete.asp   (1593 words)

 Real Estate
In addition, the following Florida Counties have records from the County Tax Assessor's office on-line.
This also means that properties in these Counties can usually be searched simply by giving NSS the street address.
If you are a Florida licensed surety agent, you can use this on-line form to send for a free, no obligation Ownership and Encumbrance Report on any Florida Property in one of the above Counties.
www.bailbonding.com /Property.htm   (254 words)

 Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Educational Materials
List of Florida Counties with links to maps for counties that contain areas that meet the lead screening criteria.
The second objective is to provide you with an overview of at-risk populations in Florida and the lead poisoning statistics for the state.
The third objective is to provide you with an overview of the Florida Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (the FL CLPPP) and encourage you to join us in our efforts to eliminate childhood lead poisoning in Florida.
www.doh.state.fl.us /environment/community/lead/education.htm   (392 words)

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