02 Jun '12, 5pm

Gov. Rick Scott Ignores DOJ Demand To End Voter Purge | Care2 Causes

Gov. Rick Scott Ignores DOJ Demand To End Voter Purge | Care2 Causes

Gov. Rick Scott (R) plans to ignore a Department of Justice demand that his administration stop purging its voter rolls in violation of federal law. Janell Ross reports that Scott ordered election officials to continue the purge, even in the face of evidence that a disproportionate amount of names on the list are voters of color . In an initial list of 3000 voters the state suspects are non-citizens, blacks and Latinos were disproportionately represented. Analysis by the Miami Herald found nearly 60 percent of the people on the list to be Latino despite the fact that Latinos constitute just 13 percent of the state’s electorate. However election officials are not comfortable moving forward with the purge and have been instructed to stop by attorneys representing the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections. But doing so places them in direct conflict with Scott...

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