Statements about Elections
One of the "main functions" of the Department of Homeland Security’s SAVE database is "checking voter registration citizenship status."
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned that the SAVE "database is not a foolproof means of verifying (citizenship on) the voter rolls."
In 2012, the state "put together a list of over 100,000 people that they thought were ineligible to vote. Came out there were less than 10."
The Libertarian Party "is the third-largest political party in the U.S."
On an early date for Florida's presidential primary
Broward County was one of three counties in the nation "pivotal to an Obama victory" in 2012.
The election bill "allows persons to correct an absentee ballot if they did not sign it and requires an extra two hours a day for early voting. Everything else in this bill is discretionary."
Says Rick Scott’s proposal for election reform "only mandates 48 hours of early voting."
Says his elections proposal would allow "a potential of 168 hours (of early voting), which I think is the most we’ve ever had."
"I sponsored the amendment that expanded the hours of early voting so that people who have irregular work schedules could vote."
November 2012 was "a record year of turnout. More people voted before Election Day using absentee ballots and voting early than ever before in our history."
The Broward Republican Executive Committee "had the liberal League of Women Voters Guide removed from the Broward Supervisor of Election's website."
A precinct in the Allen West-Patrick Murphy recount has "7 registered voters in Guatemalan community and the tally showed 900 voted!!!!!"
Says Jeb Bush "extended early voting" after seeing "long lines."
"13,000 Floridians are able to vote -- but their governor won't tell them."
As Florida secretary of state, Kurt Browning "allowed 1,800 illegal voters to register in Florida."
Gov. Rick Scott "tried to kick 180,000 people off the voter rolls."
"Every one of the 67 supervisors of elections" in Florida refused to carry out the effort to remove noncitizens from the voter rolls.
In 2008, "33.2 percent of those who voted early on the last Sunday before Election Day were African-American, while 23.6 percent were Hispanic."
Under Florida’s voting law, a requirement to turn in voter registrations within 48 hours "makes it impossible to meet the deadline if you’re working right to the end of the week."
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