Florida's Election Chief Halts 2014 Voter PurgeElection supervisors across the state have been notified that there will be no voter rolls purge of non-U.S. citizens in 2014.
Elections Officials Prep Reformed Voter Purge PlanIt was one of the most controversial plans Governor Rick Scott came up with in 2012, but Florida's elections officials said they learned from their mistakes and will implement a new non-citizen voter purge programs this year.
Report: Florida Set To Resume Voter PurgeThanks to a Supreme Court ruling gutting Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott plans to restart a purge of “noncitizens” on Florida’s voter rolls, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Judge: Florida Voter Purge May ContinueFlorida’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.
Florida Voter Purge Returns With Smaller ListThe 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.
Justice Department Subpoenas Counties Over Voter PurgeThe fight over Florida’s attempt to purge voter rolls just months before an election took another twist Thursday as the Department of Justice subpoenaed information that counties were going to use to remove non-citizens from the rolls, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Report: Justice Dept. Challenges Purge Under Voting Rights ActThe 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.
State Elections Director Abruptly ResignsOne of the top officials involved in the Florida GOP’s purging of voters ahead of the presidential election in November has resigned just weeks before the state’s primary.
Top Florida Elections Official Resigns Weeks Before PrimaryJust two weeks before Florida's presidential primary a top state election official has resigned.
Scott Determining Next Step In Voter Purge This WeekLast week a federal judge rejected a request from the Justice Department to halt Florida’s voter purge, primarily because the state said it had already halted the program. But Monday, Governor Rick Scott told Fox News he will probably decide this week what the “next step” in the case would be.
Fla. Judge Won't Halt Voter Roll PurgeU.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle has denied a request from the federal government to stop Florida from removing non-U.S. citizens from the voter rolls, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Poll: Non-Citizen Voter Purge, Stand Your Ground, Both PopularGov. Rick Scott's effort to remove non-citizens from voter rolls and the state's “Stand Your Ground” self defense law are both overwhelmingly supported by most Florida voters, a poll released Wednesday shows.