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Rick Scott Voter Purge

'A Fool's Errand.. A Political Witch Hunt Not Based In Any Reality'

Sun Sentinel | Anthony Man | Posted 12.10.2013 | Miami

LAUDERHILL -- The state's top elections official was in South Florida on Wednesday to push one of Gov. Rick Scott's most controversial moves: An effor...

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...

Scott Plans To Resume Voter Purge Effort

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

MIAMI, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott is planning a new effort to purge non-U.S. citizens from the state's voter rolls, a move that l...

'We'll Get To The Bottom Of It'

AP | BILL KACZOR | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Official-looking but bogus letters telling mostly Republican voters that their citizenship is in question are turning up in ...

Rick Scott Mum As Election Fraud Scandal Rocks Florida

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has frequently touted himself as a defender of electoral integrity, but on Tuesday the governor appeared to duck questions...

Rick Scott Uses Controversial Voter Purge For Fundraising Ploy

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has launched a new fundraising plea seeking to draw donations from supporters of his controversial move to purge suspected...

Rick Scott's Insistence Outrages Voter Protection Groups

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

By Michael Peltier TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept 27 (Reuters) - Voter protection groups said on Thursday Florida election officials had rene...

Rick Scott Roars Back With Contentious Push

Miami Herald | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Florida's noncitizen voter-purge program roared back to life Wednesday, when Gov. Rick Scott's elections department produced a new list of 198 potenti...

Controversial Republican Effort Fails To Show Results

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics

DENVER — Republican election officials who promised to root out voter fraud so far are finding little evidence of a widespread problem. State o...

The Nearly Non-Citizen Purges: Why Florida and Colorado (Almost) Call it Quits

Diana Kasdan | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics
Diana Kasdan

In the world's greatest democracy, the rules cannot be manipulated by politicians at the last minute, everyone must be treated equally and fairly, and no eligible citizen should be denied the right to vote.

Social Media > Voter Suppression

Gerard Bush | Posted 10.06.2012 | Miami
Gerard Bush

Voter suppression in the sunshine state is alive and well under the tutelage of Gov. Rick Scott and metastasizing at a break-neck pace across the country, thanks, in large part, to a coalition of Republican and conservative governors.

Spanish-Language Ad Calls Florida Voter Purge 'Racist'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

Progressive political action committee MoveOn.org released a Spanish-language ad Tuesday in Florida calling Republican Gov. Rick Scott's voter purge "...

Purge Jim Crow Politics!

Badili Jones | Posted 08.22.2012 | Miami
Badili Jones

With Florida being the biggest swing state in the country, the stakes of Rick Scott's vote purge efforts couldn't be higher. The U.S. Department of Justice has moved to sue the state and halt the purge.

Florida Voter Purge: Is The Debate Over?

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

An effort by Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) to purge up to 182,000 names from his state's voter registration rolls has sparked a civil rights outcry and ...

Rick Scott Keeps Distance From Romney

Tampa Bay Times | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

Whatever strategy presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has for winning Florida, it doesn't include campaigning with Gov. Rick Scott...

Marco Rubio Speaks Out On Voter Purge

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) announced support for his state's controversial voter purge effort on Wednesday, saying it was hard to disagree with the pus...

WATCH: 'Daily Show' Tears Apart Florida Voter Purge

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 06.13.2012 | Comedy

Florida Governor Rick Scott recently passed a law requiring all new voters in the state to submit their completed voter registration forms within 48 h...

Voter Purge The Result Of 5-Minute Conversation

Miami Herald | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

Florida's latest elections controversy began in the smallest of ways: a five-minute chat a year ago between Gov. Rick Scott and his top election offic...

Rick Scott: 'The Debate's Over' On Voter Purge

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Tuesday sought to explain his recent decision to sue the federal government over a controversial voter purge effort mea...

Janell Ross

Florida Suing Federal Government

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 08.11.2012 | Latino Voices

Two weeks after Florida defied a U.S. Department of Justice order to stop trying to purge as many as 182,000 people it suspects are non-citizens from ...

Florida County Officials Reject Rick Scott

Miami Herald | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

Florida's noncitizen voter purge looks like it's all but over....

Rick Scott Defends Voter Purge

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) defended on Monday his administration's decision to defy a federal warning against purging a number of suspected non-citiz...