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Cord Byrd reassures Florida election security after CISA report outlines Dominion system vulnerabilities

While the report did outline “vulnerabilities” within in the Dominion Voting Systems, which is not used in Florida, it ultimately determined that the vulnerabilities were not misused. In an advisory sent Friday, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) outlined “vulnerabilities” within the Dominion Voting Systems Democracy...
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Al Lawson: Cord Byrd brings Donald Trump philosophy to State Department

'He's not coming with the philosophy of the supervisors and the people in the state of Florida who do this on a regular basis.'. U.S. Rep. Al Lawson says new Secretary of State Cord Byrd is bringing former President Donald Trump’s election lie philosophy to the Florida Department of State.
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Florida elections chief Cord Byrd: more elections changes could be necessary

MIRAMAR BEACH — Florida’s top elections official said Tuesday that voters should be confident in the state’s voting process, including when casting ballots by mail. But when asked about the 2020 presidential election, Secretary of State Cord Byrd said there were “irregularities” in other states and refused to say whether President Joe Biden won the election.
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Cord Byrd is too partisan to oversee Florida elections | Editorial

The whole country will be watching Florida on Election Night in November, and nobody has a bigger personal stake in the outcome than Gov. Ron DeSantis. He must win big to be taken seriously as a presidential contender in 2024 — and he did not win big last time. Against Andrew Gillum, a far-left progressive who would have been Florida’s first Black governor, DeSantis clawed his way to victory ...
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Ron DeSantis Names Cord Byrd as Florida’s Secretary of State

With state Sec. of State Laurel Lee resigning, Gov. Ron DeSantis named state Rep. Cord Byrd, R-Neptune Beach, to replace her. “Rep. Byrd, a Jacksonville attorney, has been a staunch advocate for election security, public integrity, the fight against big tech censorship and the de-platforming of political candidates,” the governor’s office noted. “Over the past six years in the Florida House, Rep. Byrd served all six years on the Public Integrity and Elections Committee, including two years as vice-chair. During his time in the Florida Legislature, Rep. Byrd has sponsored a number of bills that will protect freedom in Florida, including: sponsoring legislation banning sanctuary cities in Florida; sponsoring legislation requiring the use of E-Verify in Florida; sponsoring HB 1 in 2021, the most pro-law enforcement legislation in the nation; sponsoring legislation establishing the Parents’ Bill of Rights in Florida; and sponsoring HB 1297, improving Florida’s cybersecurity infrastructure.”
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Rep. Cord Byrd appointed as Florida Secretary of State

State Rep. Cord Byrd, a Neptune Beach Republican who has been at the forefront of controversial legislation supported by Gov. Ron DeSantis, will oversee the 2022 elections in Florida. DeSantis announced Friday that Byrd will succeed Secretary of State Laurel Lee, who is stepping down as head of the Department...
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Cord Byrd is too partisan to oversee Florida elections | Editorial

The whole country will be watching Florida on Election Night in November, and nobody has a bigger personal stake in the outcome than Gov. Ron DeSantis. He must win big to be taken seriously as a presidential contender in 2024 — and he did not win big last time. Against Andrew Gillum, a far-left progressive who would have been Florida’s first Black governor, DeSantis clawed his way to victory ...
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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis appoints Representative Cord Byrd as Secretary of State

Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Representative Cord Byrd as Florida’s Secretary of State. Rep. Byrd, a Jacksonville attorney, has been a staunch advocate for election security, public integrity, the fight against big tech censorship and the de-platforming of political candidates. Representative Byrd has served in the Florida House of Representatives since 2016.
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Gov. DeSantis appoints Cord Byrd as Secretary of State

Secretary of State Laurel Lee, who is rumored to be eyeing a congressional bid, will step down Monday. Gov. Ron DeSantis has appointed Rep. Cord Byrd to be Florida’s next Secretary of State. Byrd, a three-term Neptune Beach Republican, was rumored to be on the shortlist to replace outgoing...
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Florida Gov. DeSantis appoints Cord Byrd as Secretary of State | Florida News | Tampa

Gov. Ron DeSantis has appointed Rep. Cord Byrd to be Florida’s next Secretary of State. Byrd, a three-term Neptune Beach Republican, was rumored to be on the shortlist to replace outgoing Secretary of State Laurel Lee, who announced she would leave the administration Monday amid talk she would run for Congress. In Byrd, DeSantis will have someone largely viewed as an ally leading the department that heads election efforts when he appears on the ballot for re-election in November.
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