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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisSUV plows through cycling Black Lives Matter protesters in New York States move to reopen again as case counts rise Why is Florida screaming about the pay-to-vote system it created? MORE (R) extended the state’s voter registration deadline through 7 p.m. Tuesday evening after technical issues plagued the state website on Monday, the cutoff date.

“This morning I met with Governor DeSantis to brief him on the status of the online voter registration system and the difficulties we encountered last night due to unprecedented volume and traffic to our website,” Secretary of State Laurel Lee (R) said in a statement.

“We are working with local Supervisors of Elections and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to ensure that all eligible registrants have the ability submit a voter registration application by 7:00 p.m. this evening,” she added.

Lee said the department was also

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Department of Economic Opportunity will be temporarily taking down the online portal where Floridians can apply for unemployment benefits in order to fix some errors that have been causing glitches for users.

The Connect system will be unavailable beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday until 8 a.m. Thursday.

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A DEO press secretary did not provide details on the nature of the repairs or problems applicants have been experiencing but one News 6 viewer said he’s been trying to apply for benefits since Tuesday and has been unsuccessful thus far.

Since the coronavirus pandemic forced the economy to shut down in mid-March, the DEO has been flooded with residents who lost their jobs or were furloughed.

Records show that more than

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