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AP NewsBreak: Feds OK Fla. access to citizens list
Yahoo News/AP ^ | 7-14-12 | CHARLES BABINGTON

Posted on 07/14/2012 1:56:17 PM PDT by kingattax

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for Republicans, the federal government has agreed to let Florida use a law enforcement database to challenge people's right to vote if they are suspected of not being U.S. citizens.

The agreement, made in a letter to Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration that was obtained by The Associated Press, grants the state access to a list of resident noncitizens maintained by the Homeland Security Department.

The Obama administration had denied Florida's request for months but relented after a judge ruled in the state's favor in a related voter-purge matter. Voting rights groups, while acknowledging that noncitizens have no right to vote, have expressed alarm about using such data for a purpose not originally intended: purging voter lists of ineligible people.

They also say voter purges less than four months before a presidential election might leave insufficient time to correct mistakes stemming from faulty data or other problems.

Democrats say that the government's concession is less troubling than some GOP-controlled states' push to require voters to show photo identification.

But Republicans count it as a victory nonetheless in their broad-based fight over voter eligibility, an issue that could play a big role in the White House race.

That's especially true in pivotal states such as Florida, Colorado, Nevada and North Carolina.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 2012; aliens; electionfraud; elections; rickscott; voterfraud; voterid
Gov Rick Scott continues to do a fantastic job in Fla. Hats off to you, Governor !
1 posted on 07/14/2012 1:56:23 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

I don’t see the problem in purging the lists of people that aren’t able to vote.

You know, like illegals.


2 posted on 07/14/2012 2:05:58 PM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: kingattax
They are not citizen's!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
3 posted on 07/14/2012 2:07:38 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: kingattax

A court has ordered DHS to allow Florida access to the databas.

Now let’s see if butch’s bitches comply.


4 posted on 07/14/2012 2:08:20 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: kingattax
In a victory for Republicans Americans...
5 posted on 07/14/2012 2:10:42 PM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: kingattax

“They also say voter purges less than four months before a presidential election might leave insufficient time to correct mistakes stemming from faulty data or other problems.”

Four months? Isn’t that plenty of time? I mean, they passed a 2000 page healthcare bill that no one had read.

Apparently, we didn’t need any f-ing time, then so what’s different now? Is a person’s ability to vote more important than their life?


6 posted on 07/14/2012 2:11:27 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (OWS = The Great American Snivel War)
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To: kingattax

I can’t wait to hear Attorney General Race-bait’s irrational response.


7 posted on 07/14/2012 2:12:16 PM PDT by BillyBonebrake
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To: 43north
Now let’s see if butch’s bitches comply.

It will take them until at least mid-November to find their keyboards and send an email.

8 posted on 07/14/2012 2:14:20 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party Switcheroo: Economic crisis! Zero's eligibility Trumped!! Hillary 2012!!!)
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To: kingattax

If it weren’t for John Roberts, Obama would be on a real losing streak in the courts.


9 posted on 07/14/2012 2:17:42 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: kingattax

It took taking them to court to enforce the law. Needs to be more push back to their over reach


10 posted on 07/14/2012 2:19:20 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: kingattax

Still a semi-free country (for now).


11 posted on 07/14/2012 2:39:29 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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12 posted on 07/14/2012 2:40:34 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: kingattax

Don’t forget that the elections supervisors at the lower level have said that they would not purge these people from there roles no matter what the state says.


13 posted on 07/14/2012 2:54:37 PM PDT by Revel
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To: kingattax

“But Republicans count it as a victory nonetheless in their broad-based fight over voter eligibility, an issue that could play a big role in the White House race.”

If no one’s trying to allow cheating, voter eligibility should be an easy issue on which to reach a meeting of the minds.


14 posted on 07/14/2012 2:58:56 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Revel
Don’t forget that the elections supervisors at the lower level have said that they would not purge these people from there roles no matter what the state says.

Cool. Tell the elections supervisors that is an illegal votes after they were specifically notified that he was not a valid voter, the election supervisor will be indicted for conspiracy to commit vote fraud.

15 posted on 07/14/2012 3:07:24 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: Revel

They would be cutting their nose off to spite their face. The Secretary of State can hold any election result from certification until an audit is performed against the rolls of those particular counties and the database. I hardly think the idiots in Palm Beach County, or the petulant others, would be ready to have their results audited, especially when the state would have the backup of the Fed’s database. Talk about disenfranchisement staring them in the face in full public view.


16 posted on 07/14/2012 3:10:47 PM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: kingattax

WOO-HOO!

A victory!

Now for the other states to do the same ASAP.


17 posted on 07/14/2012 3:18:45 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: kingattax; rightjb

And in other related news...

“PolitiJim EXCLUSIVE: NAACP Sending Dead People Voter Registrations”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2906597/posts?page=1


18 posted on 07/14/2012 3:25:16 PM PDT by TEXOKIE
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To: kingattax

Tough s*** NObama!


19 posted on 07/14/2012 3:26:28 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's Welfare, Food Stamps, Division and Disability 'Legacy')
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To: Revel

elections supervisors best do their job.

Get names of elections supervisors at your voting places.


20 posted on 07/14/2012 3:29:29 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's Welfare, Food Stamps, Division and Disability 'Legacy')
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To: kingattax

Rick Scott is 20 times the governor he’s given credit for.


21 posted on 07/14/2012 3:40:20 PM PDT by Dan Nunn (Support the NRA!)
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To: kingattax
use a law enforcement database...

This will be a processed "database", where anybody that ever took a prior primary D ballot, or ever contributed to a D, or shows any inclination of being D, will have been removed from it

22 posted on 07/14/2012 3:54:01 PM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: kingattax

Excellent, and kudos to the folks in Florida for trying to do the right thing.


23 posted on 07/14/2012 5:15:06 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: kingattax
"Voting rights groups, while acknowledging that noncitizens have no right to vote, have expressed alarm about using such data for a purpose not originally intended: purging voter lists of ineligible people."

Awww, nanny nanny boo boo...

24 posted on 07/14/2012 5:33:55 PM PDT by StAnDeliver (=)
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To: mazda77; Freee-dame

For those of us in states where there are no local election judges (they went bye-bye when we got switched to “vote-by-mail”), our one and only hope of clean voter rolls lies with one PERSON, -—the Secretary of State. Here in Washington state, our SOS is a Rino who bends over backward to help the Democrats, and no way does he want the voter rolls cleaned up. The Liberal old goat has been in office for decades, and he’s finally retiring, so if we can get someone honest in the office, maybe we can finally get the fraudulent voters off the rolls. It’s so bad, we have hundreds of supposedly homeless bums registered, all listing the address of the elections Dept. as their address.


25 posted on 07/14/2012 5:43:15 PM PDT by holyscroller ( Without God, America is one nation under)
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To: holyscroller

For the purposes of this thread, I am a Florida resident and we elected a conservative as our Governor and at the very least, right leaning RINOs through the down ticket. Detzner is already moving forward to sending out a new list based on what they receive from DHS. But I expect DHS to now start a technical stonewalling game. The one trump card Detzner has is to withhold certifying the Florida results because of any stonewalling.

Crap, here we go again!


26 posted on 07/14/2012 6:04:31 PM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: mazda77

When IN first started cracking down on Voter Fraud. The SOS office informed ALL county clerks to inform ALL precints in the state that he had hired a large number of observers to stop by polling places at random. They were his agents. We weren’t visited but heard several in Indianapolis were.

Sounds like FL needs to do the same thing.


27 posted on 07/14/2012 6:26:25 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: hoosiermama

I was a poll watcher at the last three general elections. We had to go through training and be ID’d.

This year I will be a poll worker because we had some shenanigans at particular precincts in the last Mayoral election. Looks like the press knew the participation percentage of them days before the election. It will be an interesting day.


28 posted on 07/14/2012 6:32:19 PM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: kingattax

Voter fraud is Nobama’s only hope of winning.


29 posted on 07/14/2012 7:58:46 PM PDT by Spok
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To: kingattax

Democrats: "We have an app. for that!"

30 posted on 07/15/2012 12:40:00 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

reminds me of the leftard argument against the death penalty: “it costs more to execute than to have life in prison”

(well, duh- when you give unlimited , tax-payer funded appeals and most on ‘death row’ are there for 20 years, of course it does!)


31 posted on 07/15/2012 9:38:06 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

reminds me of the leftard argument against the death penalty: “it costs more to execute than to have life in prison”

(well, duh- when you give unlimited , tax-payer funded appeals and most on ‘death row’ are there for 20 years, of course it does!)


32 posted on 07/15/2012 9:39:35 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Revel
“Don’t forget that the elections supervisors at the lower level have said that they would not purge these people from there roles no matter what the state says.”

In Florida many of them are running for reelection. The biggest problem has always been in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and the cities with universities. These are also the areas where voter drives have registered illegal aliens to vote, and dead people continue to be on the rolls.

33 posted on 07/15/2012 9:40:15 AM PDT by Yulee (Village of Albion)
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To: kingattax
Voting rights groups, while acknowledging that noncitizens have no right to vote, have expressed alarm about using such data for a purpose not originally intended: purging voter lists of ineligible people.

Must be tough to balance the actual goal of letting anyone vote as often as they want with the "official" noncitizens have no right to vote appearance.

34 posted on 07/15/2012 5:52:40 PM PDT by matt04
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To: kingattax

“...to challenge people’s right to vote if they are suspected of not being U.S. citizens....”

Hey AP...if they’re....NOT...citizens....They don’t HAVE a “right to vote”...

I keep thinking if we say it slowly enough, and maybe loudly enough,they’ll get it.


35 posted on 07/16/2012 8:33:14 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny
"Four months? Isn’t that plenty of time? I mean, they passed a 2000 page healthcare bill that no one had read.

Whoa! Rational retort alert! /sarc. The Rats are lacking the logical, ethical, and moral consistency gene. They got an extra chromosome that leads to Stockholm Syndrome.

36 posted on 07/16/2012 5:49:15 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Conservatives believe what they see; Liberals see what they believe.)
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