Florida Secretary of State outlines plan for new purge of ineligible names from voter rolls
Undeterred by criticism that Florida is targeting minority voters, the state's top election official is kicking off an effort to win over skeptical election supervisors about a revived plan to remove non-U.S. citizens from the state's voter rolls.
Secretary of State Ken Detzner met with county election officials Friday. He tried to reassure them that this year's effort to identify voters will go more smoothly than the 2012 attempt that drew lawsuits and fierce criticism.
We played audio from the director of Floridas Division of Elections, Maria Matthews and from Detzner answering a question from Clay County Supervisor of Elections Chris Chambless.
Top Democrats, including U.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, are criticizing Detzners move as a political ploy by Governor Rick Scott to intimidate valid voters.
information from the Associated Press was used in this report
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