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Voter Purge Florida

'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...

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...

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.

Rick Scott Effort Set To Spread To Other States

Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics

By MIKE BAKER, The ASSOCIATED PRESS OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The federal government is expanding access to an immigration database so that several states ...

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...

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 ...

Rick Scott's Pacquiao-Bradley Reenactment in Florida

Marcus Bright | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics
Marcus Bright

Citizens interested in maintaining the legitimacy of the 1965 Voting Rights Act must continue to keep the pressure on Florida Governor Rick Scott. Let's not let the electoral reenactment of the Pacquiao-Bradley fight take place in the Sunshine State.

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...