- Dec 2009
BREAKING: JUSTICE DEPARTMENT DEMANDS FLORIDA STOP VOTER PURGE |TPM has the story: “The Justice Department sent a letter to Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner Thursday evening demanding the state cease purging its voting rolls because the process it is using has not been cleared under the Voting Rights Act, TPM has learned. DOJ also said that Florida’s voter roll purge violated the National Voter Registration Act, which stipulates that voter roll maintenance should have ceased 90 days before an election, which given Florida’s August 14 primary, meant May 16.” More as this story develops.
BREAKING: Justice Department Demands Florida Stop Voter Purge | ThinkProgress
Republicans may have been able to get away with it in the past, when it was easier to hide things like this from the media - but it is not that easy today. All the media attention that this has been getting has hopefully embarrassed them into realizing that people are aware of what they are trying to do.