House Minority Leader Perry Thurston and Rep. Janet Cruz discuss election reform legislation during a meeting of House Democrats on Wednesday at the state Capitol. Photo by Bill Cotterell.
House Democratic leaders expressed optimism Wednesday that Republicans will join in getting Florida elections out of Jay Leno's monologue next year.
"There's been a lot of talk of actually doing something about it," House Minority Leader Perry Thurston, D-Plantation, said at a news conference. "You saw people standing in line for seven, eight hours, which is really just unfathomable. There are real problems, there are real big problems."
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