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Most Election Reforms Implemented; Additional Actions Could Be Considered, Report No. 02-55, October 2002
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  • Voter eligibility determination could be strengthened by giving individuals who contend they have been wrongly identified as felons the opportunity to provide a fingerprint to verify their identity.
  • The provisional voting process could be modified to provide individuals who feel they have been wrongly identified as ineligible to vote a final opportunity to prove their eligibility.
  • U.S. Postal Service information could be used to verify change of addresses for persons who are identified as potentially being registered in more than one county.
  • Consideration should be given to adopting new federal standards for voting equipment.
  • Prevent simultaneous rulings on the same case by the division and the Florida Elections Commission.
  • requiring electronic filing of substantially all campaign finance reports;
  • using electronic media to educate and inform candidates and committees; and
  • encouraging electronic filing of local ordinances by counties.

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