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'No Match, No Vote' taking down Hillsborough voters listen

11/03/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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As of Friday, there were more than 12,000 names statewide captured under Florida’s Voter Verification Law, also known as "No Match, No Vote."

The law says that if a perspective voter’s ID does not match up correctly with a driver’s license or Social Security record, he or she cannot vote with a regular ballot, but instead must vote provisionally. That vote will not count if the voter does not provide a form of the correct ID to their Supervisor of Elections.

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Election Protection Monitors will be available nationwide listen

11/03/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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A day before tens of millions go to the polls, a coalition of votings rights and other advocacy groups discussed emerging issues and potential problems that may happen at voting booths tomorrow.

The groups go under the umbrella of Election Protection.

Jonah Goldman is the director of the National Campaign For Fair Elections, with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Goldman spoke at a news conference in Washington where he showed reporters different maps on their website...

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Civil Rights groups continue to fight No Match, No Vote listen

10/27/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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One full week into early voting, and a week to go before the general election, attorneys for two civil rights organizations who unsuccessfully tried to prevent Florida’s, “No Match, No Vote” law from going into effect spoke today about the implementation of the legislation so far.

“No Match, No Vote” mandates local supervisors of election deny voters the chance to complete a regular ballot, if there are problems with their identification being matched against a state or federal...

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