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December 15, 2018

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Florida's quote of the day

| 12/6/2018

"I'm pretty darn confident I can do it again. Just let me."

-- Mark Anderson

Sen. Bill Nelson sued him and even some Republicans criticized him but Bay County's election chief stands by a decision to let voters cast ballots by email and fax after Hurricane Michael carpet bombed the Panhandle and displaced thousands of residents.

"I did what was needed for the voters at the time, with security in mind, with fraud protection in mind," Mark Anderson, the supervisor of elections in Bay County, said at Wednesday's mid-winter gathering of Florida election officials in Sarasota. "I took care of my voters."

Emotional, determined and, at times, defiant, Anderson recounted for his colleagues how his county pulled off an election weeks after the Category 4 storm ripped apart northwest Florida.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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