RPOF Proposes Solution to Voter Purge Problem

By: Capitol News Service
By: Capitol News Service

Tallahassee, FL -- June 1, 2012 --

The feds are telling the Florida Division of Elections to stop efforts to remove illegally registered voters from the voting roles. Today many elections supervisors followed complied, but the Republican Party of Florida has a different plan. They’re asking the feds to help. RPOF has launched this online petition asking the president to make available a federal immigration database. RPOF Chairman Lenny Curry says the database would keep the state from misidentifying legally registered voters as illegal.

“The big question is why won’t the administration work with us with the data in that database? The only thing I can come up with is they want to politicize this,” said Curry.

The feds are giving the Division of Elections until June 6th to respond to their request to stop the purging. The efforts are catching heat because some of the people the state identified as illegally registered turned out to be US Veterans. RPOF says the federal database would prevent those types of mistakes.

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  • by Reagan Republican on Jun 3, 2012 at 06:57 PM
    US attorney General Black and Democratic and race baiting the uneducated church members
  • by College grad on Jun 3, 2012 at 05:18 PM
    If 2/3 of illegals were supporting Romney man the Democrats would be howling......
  • by Morgan Location: Tally on Jun 3, 2012 at 07:12 AM
    Florida isn't the only state which has tried to verify illegal voting over the years and with each attempt the Feds such as the INS have refused to assist even when the list of names were given to them by the FBI in Dallas, Texas. Voting is a right for every American citizen and it doesn't matter what party you support. You can't get a drivers license in Florida without showing your birth certificate along with a copy of a utility bill verifying your legal address. You can't enter a child into public school without proof of who they are or cash a check without a photo ID. The list goes on and on. So why should it be such an issue for any state to request proof by asking for your drivers license or personal ID issued by the government before voting? I don't believe it's asking too much of any American citizen who wishes to exercise their right to vote.
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      by Anonymous on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:38 AM in reply to Morgan
      Obviously, if people have none of the forms of identification you mention, then acquiring a photo identification specifically for voting will represent an expense to the voter. Why not provide a free identification to voters who need one? Why not clear up any doubt as to motives? The answer is because the intention is voter suppression, not assuring the integrity of the vote. You don't need an identification card to exercise free speech, do you?
  • by 1stlttightwad Location: Quitman on Jun 3, 2012 at 06:38 AM
    There is only ONE reason to keep illigitmate names on the voting rolls..It is so that felons, non residents, dead people, and illegals can steal YOUR VOTE..whether you are Democrat or Republican..Looks like both sides would want this doesn't it...Nope it's just the Democrats....Wonder why??
  • by 62nitro Location: Tallahassee on Jun 2, 2012 at 08:00 PM
    I can't help but notice that the only people complaining about every voter having a proper ID either hates republicans, hates Rick Scott, or both. I can't think of any reason to not require ID, other than to make it easier to cheat. If any of you 'so called' Americans cared about this country, you would demand accountability too, so that we could all believe that every election is free & fair, instead of complaining like a bunch of spoiled brats. It is just too easy to get an ID card these days, there is no excuse not to have one.
  • by Bwaaahaaahaaaa!! on Jun 2, 2012 at 03:29 PM
    "The hypocrisy of the Democratic Party is stunning in its display."..."The party that is horrified at the prospect of American voters being required to show photo identification has included this little gem of a requirement in the program for the Massachusetts Democratic Convention which convenes today: A PHOTO ID WILL BE REQUIRED TO ENTER." --- Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/06/stunning_democrat_hypocrisy.html#ixzz1wg4EWj2q Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/06/stunning_democrat_hypocrisy.html#ixzz1wg3WYhVT
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      by Anonymous on Jun 3, 2012 at 02:04 AM in reply to Bwaaahaaahaaaa!!
      If the state requires a photo identification to vote then the state should pay for the photo identification and make it convenient for voters to acquire. Otherwise, the state is essentially charging for the right to vote.
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        by College grad on Jun 3, 2012 at 05:19 PM in reply to
        Georgia is a Red state and gives free ID's..... New York California and Illinois.......
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      by Anonymous on Jun 3, 2012 at 05:51 AM in reply to Bwaaahaaahaaaa!!
      California and Illinois require photo ID's for poor people to get public assistance..... both very BLUE states
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        by Anonymous on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:23 AM in reply to
        There is no civil right to get public assistance, like there are civil rights to free speech, free press, and to vote. What is your point and what is the source of your information?
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          by Gerry on Jun 3, 2012 at 05:17 PM in reply to
          Do your own homework democrat......
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          by Anonymous on Jun 3, 2012 at 07:15 PM in reply to
          @Gerry You are too stupid for words. The information is quite likely false and can't be verified. You can't verify the information and certainly can't explain its relevance.
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          by Anonymous on Jun 4, 2012 at 05:32 AM in reply to
          Anonymous watching too much main stream media and not doing his own research......definition of a sheeple
  • by Anonymous on Jun 2, 2012 at 10:15 AM
    This is just another strategy to keep the unconvicted felon in the governor's office so they can keep the american taliban in the legislature
  • by Anonymous on Jun 2, 2012 at 09:44 AM
    This is another Republican triumph just like elimination of Florida's awful leprechaun problem was. Republicans exterminate another imaginary being: the fraudulent vote.
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      by 62nitro on Jun 2, 2012 at 08:08 PM in reply to
      Why don't you take your imaginary intelligence and google - Norm Coleman vs Al Franken fraud - and you will see how just a little over 300 illegal voters changed the balance of power of the US Senate in the Minn. election 2008.
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        by Anonymous on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:31 AM in reply to 62nitro
        I don't find that information at all. How many are in prison in Minnesota for voting fraud, i.e., actually voting illegally? I know the counts and recounts and legal challenges went on in Minnesota for more than 6 months and that Franken wasn't finally seated until July of 2009. I guess Minnesota just couldn't find the 300 illegals you discuss. Have you ever been abducted by space aliens?
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      by Anonymous on Jun 3, 2012 at 05:50 AM in reply to
      see Gerry's comment below
  • by Mark Location: Tallahasse on Jun 2, 2012 at 06:14 AM
    So the RPOF, through the use of the republican Governor's power and direction to allegedly purge the voter lists of of illegally registered voters, create a this problem just so they can give an apparent solution? Why didn't they just ask for the access to the database in the first place?
  • by Nicole Location: Orlando on Jun 2, 2012 at 05:21 AM
    Like Bush before him, Governor Medicare Fraud is using "illegal voters" as a pretext to suppress the vote. otherwise, he wouldn't be concentrating so heavily on traditional Democratic constituencies, and he wouldn't be doing this so close to the election season - which, BTW, is a violation of the Voter Registration Act. But then, Mr. Scott has never bothered much about little things like the law, has he?
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