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Could the Florida Legislature's reduction in early voting days backfire on Republicans?

11/04/12 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday


Last year the Republican dominated Florida Legislature revised the state's elections law to cut down on the number of early voting days. Critics of the change, like voting rights organizations and groups aligned with the Democratic Party protested, claiming it was an effort by Republicans to limit turnout by minorities and others who tend to vote early and vote Democratic.

Despite the reduction to eight early voting days (early voting ended Saturday), some counties have still seen record e...

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