Statements about Elections

On repealing the 17th Amendment

Says President Barack Obama carried Congressional District 13 "by 8.2 points in 2008 and 5.6 points in 2012."

"Any Floridian who has ever requested an absentee ballot henceforth gets one automatically."

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

Says he didn't tell viewers that the Obama campaign hid news about the motives behind the attack in Benghazi because Obama was running for re-election.

Nearly 90% of Travis County government races will be settled by the time of the Democratic primary.

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."

Travis County is "surrounded by red counties."

"I have never lobbied for offshore oil drilling."

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

"This is the first time in Texas history -- and only the fourth time in United States history -- that two women are running for the top spots."

"Scott Walker raises nearly 70 percent of his money from out of state"

"Of the four statewide races this century within a 300-vote margin, three have been overturned in a recount."

Says Rep. Steve Stockman "basically wants gun-filled zones in schools."  

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

Says Gov. Scott Walker has dropped Wisconsin "to 45th in the nation in job growth prospects while campaigning for president out of state."

"During the last election, Democrats won over a million votes more than Republicans, but because of the way districts are designed, the Republicans got 33 more members of the House of Representatives than the Democrats did."

"If you survey, most (North Carolina) Democrats also agree with our (election) laws and voter ID."

Says there’s no language in the U.S. Constitution that prevents someone from running for Congress simultaneously in multiple states.

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