6 Members of Congress Ask Florida to Stop Voter Purge

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Tallahassee, FL -- May 29, 2012 --

Six Democratic members of Congress are asking Florida Gov. Rick Scott to suspend a push to remove voters from the rolls.

Democrats sent a letter Tuesday to Scott questioning the timing and the accuracy of the effort to purge voters identified as non U.S. citizens.

The state has already put out an initial list of more than 2,600 people identified as non-U.S. citizens. But local election officials charged with checking the list have discovered errors.

State election officials have compared driver's licenses with voter registration data and found that as many as 182,000 registered voters are eligible to be in the country but ineligible to vote.

Those who signed the letter were: U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Corrine Brown, Kathy Castor, Ted Deutch, Alcee Hastings and Frederica Wilson.

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  • by Anonymous on May 31, 2012 at 04:46 AM
    Former impeached federal judge Hastings keeps getting reelected to Congress by the democrat party.
  • by Fed up Location: Tlh on May 30, 2012 at 06:23 PM
    Anytime you see the wasserman-shultz name come up or see her face, it is barf time. Never has anybody run that set of lips nonstop and told so many lies non-stop. Alcee Hastings is another with a notorious past, and was dumped from his past jobs, but apparently, the voters in the county are too stupid to know what they have elected. The rest of the list is the same. If the voters had brains in those districts,none of these uneducated liberals would ever have been elected to begin with.
  • by 4 more years on May 30, 2012 at 04:56 PM
    Who cares? Obama is going to win by a landslide anyway.
  • by somebody on May 30, 2012 at 03:42 PM
    Maybe it's all about the timing, approx. 6 months till the general election & it will also effect all elections (state & local) not just the national elections
  • by Jim Location: Gadsden County on May 30, 2012 at 02:04 PM
    These people have no credibility. They are democratic members of congress. Trust nothing they say. The six are your usual suspects. They want very little control over registered voters. They do not care if the voter rolls are dirty. They will load them up dirty any way they can. Thats the reason you are having people arrested for voter fraud. Thats the reason they don't want voter ID. They just want the votes. Legal or illegal. They just want the numbers.
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      by Anonymous on May 30, 2012 at 07:23 PM in reply to Jim
      Do you understand the difference between an arrest and a conviction? How many people are in prison right now, nationwide for voter registration fraud and/or voting fraud? The number must be in the millions. You are easily gulled.
  • by Anonymous on May 30, 2012 at 11:07 AM
    For blacks, the national stain of slavery was survived by Lyndon Johnson’s dream writ large. As Ronald Kessler writes, when asked why the Civil Rights Bill had recently become so important to him, President Johnson said: “I’ll have them n——s voting Democratic for two hundred years.” History remembers Presidents, not senators. And despite the efforts of Republican Senate Minority Leader Everett Dirksen, whose leadership supplied the votes needed to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act that Johnson took credit for, black support, by a consistent 90% margin, became a democratic dream come true. Keep voting democratic.
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      by Anonymous on May 30, 2012 at 01:54 PM in reply to
      Ronald Kessler is the DC correspondent for newsmax. In other words, he is a squirrel. This is a great post. Everybody knows that blacks aren't smart enough to figure out what is good for them and they need to take advice from whites if they want to be happy and successful and white.
  • by Anonymous on May 30, 2012 at 10:58 AM
    What could be more squirrelly than Republicans talking about voter registration fraud and/or voting fraud? There are more registered Dems than Republicans in FL. I guess that's all fraud.
  • by roger on May 30, 2012 at 10:10 AM
    Geez...how are these scum of the earth democrats going to get re-elected with out all those illegal votes? Doesn't it make many of you wonder or do you just not care if our Nation is destroy from within?
  • by amazing small town ll on May 30, 2012 at 09:42 AM
    The Hatfields and McCoys in these here parts are the ones registered. They consistently vote against their own interests putting in the likes of Nosferatu, the current occupant over on Adams Street.
  • by Vic on May 30, 2012 at 08:21 AM
    Voting is a privilege and only bonifide people should vote and not illegals or those not properly registered to vote....Look at the names of those protesting the purge...crooked & liberal.
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      by Anonymous on May 31, 2012 at 04:39 AM in reply to Vic
      That term is "bona fide." Good thing for you knowing how to read is not required to be eligible to vote.
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