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Record Group Number: 000151
Series/Collection Number: .S 2000
Creator: Florida. Dept. of State.
Title, Dates: United States Presidential election 2000 vote count deadline extension correspondence, 2000-2001.
Amount: 14.25 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Arranged according to general nature of content, e.g.  Support of the Secretary of State,  Opposition to the Secretary of State, Military Ballots, etc.
Restrictions: Restricted: Box 13 contains artifacts and is closed to public use except under direct supervison of Archives staff.
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Biographical/Historical: The post of Secretary of State was created in the 1838 Constitution (Article III, Section 14, 1838 Constitution; Article IV, Section 21, 1885 Constitution; Article IV, Section 4(b), 1968 Constitution; Ch. 15 FS).  The Secretary of State was the successor to the Secretary of the Territory.  The Office of Secretary of State was created in 1845 to maintain the state's public records. In 1969 (Ch. 69-106, Laws), the Office of Secretary of State became part of the Dept. of State.
Summary: This series contains letters, faxes, printed e-mail transmissions, and phone message logs related to the controversial 2000 Presidential Election.  The correspondence includes complaints from Florida voters, often expressing support or opposition to the Secretary of State and her decision not to extend the deadline for ballot certification, the process of hand counting contested ballots, or the request for a re-vote in the state of Florida.  Also, the correspondence voices concern about voter irregularities in the state, the butterfly ballot used by various counties in the state, and the military absentee ballots.
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Subject Access Fields: Harris, Katherine, 1957-
Republican Party (Fla.)
Democratic Party (Fla.)
Elections United States
Elections Florida
Presidents Election 2000 United States
Electronic mail. aat
Letters. aat
Palm Beach County (Fla.)
Dade County (Fla.)
Leon County (Fla.)
Broward County (Fla.)
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