Blocking Gov. Rick Scott’s vote block
Despite its attempts to defend its position on voter purge, court of appeals calls action unconstitutional
Published: April 9, 2014
However, even Detzner ended up eating his shoes when the whole thing fell apart and everyone ignored him.
“It could have been better. It should have been better,” he said last year, before launching yet another purge attempt utilizing a federal database that would surely be more accurate in picking out illegals. Just look at their names! Oh, and then that one failed, too, because, at least on the surface, the access to the Hispanic fortune cookie that would kill Charlie Crist’s chances was somehow faulty, or being updated, or really bad on the optics considering that Scott is now officially a hater of all things Hispanic, via some intense messaging from the left. Oh, and that appeals court called it unconstitutional.
“At most times during the election cycle, the benefits of systematic programs outweigh the costs because eligible voters who are incorrectly removed have enough time to rectify any errors,” Judge Beverly B. Martin wrote in the official ruling. “In the final days before an election, however, the calculus changes. Eligible voters removed days or weeks before an Election Day will likely not be able to correct the state’s errors in time to vote.”
You don’t say!
Speaking of voters, it should be of some interest to someone that Republicans have been losing their ranks right here in Orange County. As of April 4, only 203,597 voters were registered as GOP proud (ha, not a gay joke). There are 298,090 Democrats, and if you add up the no-party-affiliation crowd with the “other” folks, you get 203,965. Gasp! Where’s the party?
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