Elections officials in Florida and the five counties covered under the Voter Rights Act had mixed reactions to the Supreme Court decision.
Secretary of State Ken Detzner, Florida’s chief election official and a Republican, hailed the ruling, which applies to Collier, Hardee, Hendry, Hillsborough and Monroe counties.
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