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Florida Voting Laws

Scott Administration Admits Voter Purge 'Mistakes'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

Florida Governor Rick Scott's (R) administration is acknowledging problems with its attempt to remove noncitizens from state voter rolls during the 20...

Will State Legislatures Ever Learn

Diana Kasdan | Posted 08.01.2012 | Miami
Diana Kasdan

Yesterday's ruling is good news for Floridians. But Florida is not alone in its efforts to impose onerous regulations on those exercising their First Amendment rights of free speech by engaging in this staple of civic participation.

Trymaine Lee

Rock The Vote, Sidelined By New Voting Laws, Fights Back In Court | Trymaine Lee | Posted 03.02.2012 | Black Voices

In advance of the 2008 presidential election, Rock the Vote and other organizations helped to register hundreds of thousands of new voters. In Florida...

Trymaine Lee

New Voting Law In Florida Snares Voters: Cases Of Fraud Or Suppression? | Trymaine Lee | Posted 01.18.2012 | Black Voices

As soon as Judy Ann Crumitie answered the banging on her door one November morning last year, police officers and FBI agents streamed into her home, s...

Trymaine Lee

Florida's End To Sunday Voting Likely A Heavy Blow To Blacks, Latinos | Trymaine Lee | Posted 01.04.2012 | Black Voices

On the Sunday before the 2008 presidential election, church goers in Florida streamed from the pews to early voting places to cast their ballots. ...

The Hanging Chad of 2008 (Or The Terrible Florida Voter Typo Law)

The Brennan Center for Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Brennan Center for Justice

The Social Security Administration says that it cannot find a "match" for 46 percent of the forms that it processes. In Florida, that means voter registration ends up slightly more reliable than a coin flip.