Early voting kicked off in Florida on Monday, Oct. 9. On Tuesday morning, the chair of the Miami-Dade Democratic Celebration, Steve Simeonidis, tweeted out a photograph he reportedly took of Miami Police Officer Daniel Ubeda inside an early polling location. The picture confirmed that the absolutely uniformed and armed regulation enforcement officer was sporting a “Trump 2020: No Extra Bullshit” face masks. NBC Miami experiences that the placement of the picture was the Stephen P. Clark Authorities Heart in downtown Miami.
That is, after all, incorrect for therefore many, many causes. If he had been sporting a Biden masks and carrying a gun, it could be problematic. However there’s additionally a really particular set of Florida statutes that Mr. Ubeda is violating. Particularly, 102.101, which clearly states: “Sheriff and different officers not allowed in polling place. No sheriff, deputy sheriff, police officer, or different officer of the regulation shall be allowed inside the polling place with out permission from the clerk or a majority of the inspectors, besides to forged his or her poll. Upon the failure of any of mentioned officers to adjust to this provision, the clerk or the inspectors or any one in all them shall make an affidavit towards such officer for his or her arrest.”