Governor Rick Scott Refuses to Extend Voter Registration Deadline
Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott has rejected a request from the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to extend Florida’s voter registration deadline because of Hurricane Matthew.
The registration deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 11.
“The one thing that we are hoping and expecting is that officials in Florida will adapt deadlines to account for the storm,” Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said Thursday. “Our hope would be that a little bit more time would be given for people that were expecting to get registered before the election.”
However, Scott has rejected their proposition.
“I’m not going to extend it,” Scott said Thursday. “
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