As we know from his speech at the
Charlie went on to publicly remind incumbent Gov.
Presumably, the Republican Legislature's idea of compressing 14 early voting days into eight, and eliminating "Souls To The Polls Sunday," was to suppress the black (Democratic) vote as much as possible. One can only conclude that the same motive was behind Scott's refusal to extend the period by executive order even after it was clear that Floridians were being heavily inconvenienced. Charlie Crist can speak on this with authority, because he extended those hours himself, back when he was Governor of All Floridians.
But it all blew up in Scott’s face when more than just