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One aspect of that new law could make it tougher to investigate complaints against politicians. The law requires anyone filing a complaint with the Florida elections commission to have first-hand knowledge of wrong doing.
"Well, it's bad for the voters, I think, because if somebody commits or is accused of wrongdoing, you want it investigated," said Rep. Dan Gelber, House Minority Leader. "Sometimes in any investigation, you don't have actual personal knowledge, but you have enough to warrant beginning an investigation and learning what the facts are. You can't begin an investigation now unless you have that personal knowledge before you investigate."
The new law also moves up Florida's presidential primary to January 29.
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