After Matthew, court extends Florida registration deadline

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A federal judge has given Democrats a partial victory in the presidential battleground of Florida, extending the state"s voter registration deadline one day and agreeing to consider a longer extension in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

The initial deadline was Tuesday, but Florida Democrats, with the support of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, argued that would-be voters deserved more time. Republican Gov. Rick Scott last week urged 1.5 million residents to evacuate as the storm approached the southeastern United States.

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