The ranking plan has its pros and cons. See Florida emergency operations officials object to planned statewide ratings proposed by Gov. Scott. (Palm Beach Post, June 19.) According to the article:
After backing away from a controversial ranking of Florida’s elections’ supervisors, Gov. Rick Scott is now preparing to grade the state’s 67 county emergency management offices.
Many of the county officials, however, are balking at Scott’s latest and performance measure. They’re concerned about the timing of the exercise, coming in the midst of hurricane season and set to be released two weeks before the Aug. 14 primary election.