Sec. of State Ken Detzner

Florida Voter Purge
3:27 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Florida Halts Voter Purge


In an election-year U-turn, Gov. Rick Scott's administration is dropping a problematic voter purge aimed at keeping non-U.S. citizens from casting ballots.

Scott first pushed to have the state look for non-U.S. citizens on the rolls before the 2012 election. But many election supervisors, however, wound up not removing anyone after questions arose about the law and the accuracy of the list.

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