Florida Politics reports:
Newly-installed Secretary of State Cord Byrd said Tuesday that one of his top priorities is to get a new “Office of Election Crimes and Security” up and running ahead of this year’s election.
Byrd has only been on the job for a week. He made the comments while spending one of his first few days at the summer conference of Florida’s local Election Supervisors being held at a resort hotel near Destin.
“Much of the information we already have in house,” said Byrd, who added he will likely hire former law enforcement officials, data analysts and investigators for the new office.
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The latest: .@CordByrd: Setting up election police is a ‘top priority’
— Phil Ammann (@PhilAmmann) May 24, 2022
Ron DeSantis’ pick to oversee Florida elections—and their new election police force—has been known to fly a QAnon flag from his boat. His wife, who defended QAnon and Capitol rioters was appointed to the Florida Board of Education.https://t.co/8tkCaD0Vv8
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Here’s Florida new secretary of state and his wife, a newly appointed member of the state board of education, flying the QAnon flag from their boat. pic.twitter.com/x6nEZ8Teyo
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