Tag: mike ertel

Polk County Elections Supervisor Race Heats Up Over Mistakes on Voter Party Affiliation

The issue is centered around local voters who have a history of voting in Republican and Democratic primaries. When these voters change their names and addresses when applying for a new driver's license, their voter I.D. card comes back listing them with no party affiliation (NPA), keeping them from voting in the primary.

Laurel Lee Tapped as Florida Secretary of State

Lee replaces Mike Ertel who resigned his post last week after pictures of him wearing blackface were published. 

Michael Ertel Out as Florida Secretary of State After Blackface Photos Emerge

DeSantis tapped Ertel, who served more than a decade as Seminole County elections supervisor, to be Florida’s Secretary of State at the end of December. 
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Ron DeSantis Takes Over in Tallahassee From Rick Scott

DeSantis will have a lot to live up to as Scott oversaw a sharp drop in unemployment, the creation of almost 1.7 million new jobs in Florida, record high tourism numbers and a steep drop in crime.

Mike Ertel Tapped by Ron DeSantis to be Florida’s Next Secretary of State

DeSantis offered his rationale for appointing Ertel to the post and election integrity was one of the chief reasons.