Statements about Elections

The U.S. Justice Department has "taken on more than 100 voting rights cases since 2009."

Says 50 percent of millennials don’t associate with "any political party."

Pinellas County voters "elected me as their chief financial officer … (and) elected me as (their) governor four years ago."

Of the approximately 6 million disenfranchised felons in the United States, "one-quarter are Floridians."

"Rick Scott’s Administration spent over $100,000 of taxpayer money during their first voter purge attempt in 2012."

"I have never lobbied for offshore oil drilling."

"Since 2007 David Jolly has given almost $30,000 to keep Democrats in Congress!"

Gov. Charlie Crist "sought for and got approved the automatic restoration of felon rights for nonviolent offenders for the first time in Florida history."

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."

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