Voters without masks will be allowed into polls on Election Day, Broward officials say

Broward election officials now say they won’t stop people from voting if they don’t wear masks.

The statement from the Broward elections supervisor stunned legal experts who say permitting maskless voting would clearly conflict with COVID-19 court rulings that already have upheld mask laws.

The Broward County Supervisor of Elections told the South Florida Sun Sentinel that it cannot turn away anti-maskers who are eligible to vote in the Nov. 3 presidential election: They have a right to vote under federal law. And elections officials argue that outweighs any local law on masks.

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