Rick Scott Ousts Broward’s Brenda Snipes Over ‘Inexcusable Actions’

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Citing “misfeasance, Incompetence And Neglect Of Duty,” Outgoing Florida Gov. Rick Scott Issued An Executive Order On Friday That Immediately Suspends Broward County Election Chief Brenda Snipes, Who Faced Widespread Criticism Over Her Handling Of The Midterm Elections.

“After a series of inexcusable actions, it’s clear that there needs to be an immediate change in Broward County and taxpayers should no longer be burdened by paying a salary for a supervisor of elections who has already announced resignation,” Scott stated.

Scott further accused Broward election officials of “missed deadlines,” “lost ballots,” and “not being able to report basic information to the public.”

Scott appointed Peter Antonacci, president and CEO of Enterprise Florida, an economic development agency, to serve the rest of Snipes’ term until a November 2020 vote is held to choose Snipe’s replacement. – READ MORE

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