A recipe for disaster for voting by mail in Florida
Orange County Supervisor of Elections workers prepare mailed ballots for the high-speed tabulator in the Vote-By-Mail Ballot Counting Room, on Aug. 18, 2020. - Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando Sentinel/TNS

How many envelopes does it take to return a mail ballot in Florida? Four, according to the Senate’s latest scheme to frustrate the will of Floridians who want to vote by mail. A secrecy envelope. A certificate envelope. A return mailing envelope. All tucked inside a fourth main envelope. Now throw in confusing and complicated new requirements to be imposed on voters under the guise of preventing fraud, after the most orderly election in Florida’s history, and you have a recipe for disaster. Five Republicans on the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee voted for this deliberately clumsy and cum...