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