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Florida election officials divided on enforcing mask mandate on Election Day

Added 09-24-20 07:29:02am EST - “County officials across Florida are divided as to whether or not they should enforce coronavirus mask mandates at the polls in November, prompting worries that their squabbling could foreshadow the country at large on election day.” - Foxnews.com

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County officials throughout Florida are divided as to whether or not they should enforce coronavirus mask mandates at the polls in November, prompting worries that their squabbling could foreshadow the country at large on election day.

A survey among counties in Florida shows different policies on how election officials plan to handle voters who refuse to wear a mask.

Parramore neighborhood resident Francina Fountain registers to vote during the National Voter Registration Day event hosted by the Orlando Magic, in Orlando, Fla., Tuesday, September 22, 2020.  (Orlando Sentinel via AP)

Wendy Link, the supervisor of elections in Palm Beach County, told the Sun-Sentinel she plans to enforce the county's mask mandate on Nov. 3. But she later told CBS12 News that no voters would be turned away.

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