Florida Voter Purge

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Judge: Florida Voter Purge May Continue

Florida’s voter purge of roughly 200 ineligible voters from state voter rolls may continue, a federal judge ruled Thursday. Judge William Zloch said Florida has a “compelling interest” to make sure non-citizens don’t cast ballots.

CBS Miami–10/05/2012

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Florida Voter Purge Returns With Smaller List

The Florida voter purge list rose like a phoenix from the ashes Wednesday when Governor Rick Scott’s elections department sent a new list of 198 people who it believes are ineligible to vote.

CBS Miami–09/27/2012

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Report: Justice Dept. Challenges Purge Under Voting Rights Act

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed papers in federal court alleging Florida’s voter purge of “non-citizens” violates the Voting Rights Act of 1965, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–07/31/2012

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Florida To Sue Over Voter Purge Roadblock

Florida will sue the Department of Homeland Security to gain access to a federal database in its efforts to purge ineligible voters from the rolls, according to Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner, the state’s top election official.

CBS4–06/11/2012

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Florida Defies Feds On Voter Roll Purge

As Governor Rick Scott and the state government prepare to defy a federal request to stop the voter roll purge; the constant claim from Scott and the Republican legislature has been the purge is needed to prevent voter fraud.

CBS4–06/06/2012

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