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Gov. DeSantis deploys Florida National Guard across state on Election Day

Posted at 4:23 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 16:23:59-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has deployed the Florida National Guard on Election Day in multiple locations across the state.

According to a statement from a spokesperson at the Florida National Guard, an unknown amount of soldiers will be positioned in several places across the state "out of an abundance of caution."

The soldiers will be "standing by to assist local law enforcement and their communities as needed."

Other states have also taken similar precautions.

This is a developing story. Stay with us for details.