Susan Bucher

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    December 17, 2012

    Susan Bucher, Palm Beach Elections Chief: Champion of Civil Liberties

    Friends in the Palm Beach Chapter of the ACLU recently asked us if we had any suggestions whom they might grace with its 2013 Harriette Glasner Freedom Award, "for a Palm Beach County resident whose life and work embodies the values and ideals of the Constitution and the ACLU." When do we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Voting Absentee This Year? You May Not Be Counted

    If you're among the 1.4 million Floridians who have decided to vote via absentee ballot this year, your voice might not get heard. Because FLORIDA! Also because PAY ATTENTION. Basically, because we live in the Voting Fuckup Capital of the World, absentee ballots have been known to go to the wrong ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Palm Beach Voting: Strong Black Turn-Out, Screwed-Up Ballots Scrutinized

    Tropical Storm Sandy had passed and left a clear, crisp morning as early voting started Saturday in Palm Beach County. An estimated 12,250 votes were cast countywide over the weekend, and if the 7 A.M. crowd at the Supervisor of Elections office on Military Trail was any indication, voters were pati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Speakeasy Politics: Dozens of Candidates to Meet With Yuppies Tonight in West Palm Beach

    Twenty Palm Beach County young-professional organizations have come together to host a pretty impressive roster of local and state political candidates for a free evening of schmoozing and stumping tonight in West Palm Beach.It's probably worth stopping by if you're interested in politics, as long a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Palm Beach County Voters Still Waiting on Absentee Ballots

    A couple of weeks ago, we told you about how 60,000 Palm Beach County absentee ballots got screwed up by a printing error, and how said ballots had already been mailed out to voters, and visions of the nightmare that was the election of 2000 are dancing in everyone's heads. Well, now there's a new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Palm Beach County Human Rights Council Endorses Obama

    The Palm Beach County Human Rights Council, a group dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, have released their list of candidates they're endorsing. Among them, President Barack Obama, West Palm Beach Attorney and police officer Dave K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Palm Beach County Absentee Ballots Altered by Printing Error

    With November 6 a mere four weeks away, Florida decided it's about time to do that thing where it screws up the election.LET'S DO THIS, FLORIDA! According to Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher, about 60,000 Palm Beach County absentee ballots that have already been mailed by the Palm Beach County Sup ... More >>

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    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Palm Beach County Elections Supervisor Leading Voters to Closed Polling Place (Updated)

    Previously: Voting in Florida today? Good luck!Banyan Creek Elementary School in Delray Beach is a polling place that's open for voting in today's primary. But when voters from a couple of precincts get there, they're greeted by this sign, turning them away:Notice anything funny in this picture?&nbs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Palm Beach Elections Officials Embarrass County Once Again

    It's a return to 2000.‚ÄčThe Palm Beach County election nightmare of 2000 -- all those hanging chads, butterfly ballots, Pat Buchanan votes, and silly canvassing-board photos -- seems to have taught elections officials nothing. The county's Supervisor of Elections Office still could not count all th ... More >>

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