Without a vote of the Florida Elections Commission, without telling the citizens, our Flori-DUH Elections Commission is no longer sending letters to complainants acknowledging their complaints.
When I filed complaints against RANDY BRUNSON, KAREN STERN, BRUCE MAGUIRE and MARKY MINER in 2008, the Elections Commission wrote me back to acknowledge receipt of the complaint and explain its procedures. More recently, citizen Thomas F. Reynolds, Jr. filed complaints and has not received any response.
Both Mr. Reynolds and I were treated diffidently and rudely by the Commission's tedious clerk, who admitted that two Executive Director adopted this putative "policy" without any legal memo.
This violates both Due Process and the Administrative Procedure Act -- there was no Commission vote, no notice and comment rulemaking and no notice on the Commission website.
What louche lugubrious goobers these Tallahassee Republican arachnid apparatchiks are -- I have sent a letter to these overpaid hick hacks, viz:
From: Ed Slavin
Sent: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 12:15 pm
Subject: Request No. 2016-303: Florida Election Commission new policy of not acknowledging complaints in letters to complainants