A Florida County Elections Supervisor Has Been Suspended – TIME

(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — An embattled county elections generous on the guts of Florida’s exercise has been suspended.

Gov. Rick Scott issued an govt relate Friday accurate away suspending Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes from build of commercial for misfeasance, incompetence and neglect of responsibility.

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Snipes has been the tip elections generous in the south Florida county since 2003 when then-Gov. Jeb Bush appointed her. She came below withering criticism for her handling of this One year’s elections, along with its legally required portray in shut races for governor and U.S. Senate.

Snipes beforehand indicated she deliberate to step down in January. Scott mentioned in a observation that taxpayers shouldn’t need to pay an generous who has already announced her resignation.

Scott appointed Endeavor Florida President and CEO Peter Antonacci to interchange Snipes. Voters can bear a likelihood to elect a fresh supervisor in 2020.

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