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  1. #1 Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge 
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    The Justice Department told Florida election officials that they must stop their non-citizen voters purge. Florida argues it is not violating any law.

    BY MARC CAPUTO
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    The Justice Department ordered Florida’s elections division to halt a systematic effort to find and purge the state’s voter rolls of noncitizen voters.

    Florida’s effort appears to violate both the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which protects minorities, and the 1993 National Voter Registration Act – which governs voter purges – T. Christian Herren Jr., the Justice Department’s lead civil rights lawyer, wrote in a detailed two-page letter sent late Thursday night.

    State officials said they were reviewing the letter. But they indicated they might fight DOJ over its interpretation of federal law and expressed frustration that President Barack Obama’s administration has stonewalled the state’s noncitizen voter hunt for nine months.

    “We are firmly committed to doing the right thing and preventing ineligible voters from being able to cast a ballot,” said Chris Cate, spokesman for Secretary of State Ken Detzner, who was ordered by Gov. Rick Scott to conduct the search for potentially ineligible voters.

    DOJ’s written demand came hours after the agency refused to comment on the matter to The Miami Herald. It also followed a federal court ruling Thursday that struck down a Republican voter-registration law that a judge found too onerous.

    So far, Florida has flagged 2,700 potential noncitizen voters and sent the list to county elections supervisors, who have found the data and methodology to be flawed and problematic. The list of potential noncitizen voters – many of whom have turned out to be lawful citizens and voters – disproportionately hits minorities, especially Hispanics.

    About 58 percent of those flagged as potential noncitizens are Hispanics, Florida’s largest ethnic immigrant population, a Miami Herald analysis found. Hispanics make up 13 percent of the overall 11.3 million active registered voters.

    Independent voters and Democrats are the most likely to face being purged from the rolls. Republicans and non-Hispanic whites are the least likely.
    SERIOUSLY, the house should go after Holder way more aggressively!
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    Independent voters and Democrats are the most likely to face being purged from the rolls. Republicans and non-Hispanic whites are the least likely.

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    In Defiance Of US Justice Department, Florida To Continue Voter Purge
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gina View Post
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    SERIOUSLY, the house should go after Holder way more aggressively!

    Exactly, he should only enforce federal law when it benefits the right.

    Florida needs to purge their voter registration rolls of anyone who might vote democratic. No mistakes this time.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThinkingBig View Post
    Exactly, he should only enforce federal law when it benefits the right.

    Florida needs to purge their voter registration rolls of anyone who might vote democratic. No mistakes this time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThinkingBig View Post
    Exactly, he should only enforce federal law when it benefits the right.

    Florida needs to purge their voter registration rolls of anyone who might vote democratic. No mistakes this time.
    So you admit that the dems will be hurt most by this, the purging of people who aren't supposed to vote.

    Sucks to be a democrat that has to rely on cheats and outright dishonesty in order to win. Like you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThinkingBig View Post
    Exactly, he should only enforce federal law when it benefits the right.

    Florida needs to purge their voter registration rolls of anyone who might vote democratic. No mistakes this time.
    If the dems weren't stuffing the voter rolls with some many ineligible voters then this wouldn't be a problem would it? Your concern seems to show your awareness of this issue. Thank you for acknowledging it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockntractor View Post
    Window licken' good!
    These so-called American citizens and WWII Vets complaining about being mistakenly kicked off the voter rolls.... haven't they heard of taking one for the team?


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    Quote Originally Posted by ThinkingBig View Post
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