Readers touch upon vote--mail adjustments and extra

Letters to the editor

Contradictory message

“‘We wish everybody to vote, however we don’t need anybody to cheat,” Gov. Ron DeSantis stated as he “proposed an array of voting adjustments” supporting laws already launched to restrict Floridians’ alternative to vote mail. Why? Effectively, in keeping with DeSantis, “We did it proper.”


Whereas I wasn’t happy with the outcomes from Florida within the 2020 election, I’m glad to listen to that, “We did it proper,” a press release largely supported goal metrics.

So why alter a system that works? Maybe as a result of these metrics additionally inform us that Democrats seem to have taken higher benefit of an traditionally Republican observe that Donald Trump himself stated — as he voted mail — was, “Protected and Safe. Tried and True.”

About 680,000 extra Democrats voted mail than their Republican counterparts. Scary!

Can we please not repair one thing that’s not damaged?

Chuck McGinn, Gainesville

Street-narrowing advantages

Ron Cunningham’s latest column about replicating the successes of the South Major Road and Sixth Road road-narrowing tasks was spot on.

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