Koch Brothers Linked To Florida Voter Purge

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Gov. Rick Scott of Florida is trying to purge state voter rolls just before a key election. The purge targets 180,000 Floridians—87% of which are people of color. It gives them 30 days to prove their citizenship and if they fail to do so within this time frame, they will not be eligible to vote. If this plan succeeds, thousands of voters will be disenfranchised and will have a serious, negative impact on the election. Keep in mind that Bush “won” Florida by a slim margin of 537 votes in 2000.

Former Secretary of State Kurt Browning worked with Scott on the purge. Just before Scott selected Browning as Secretary in 2011, Browning led a group, Protect Your Vote Inc., which was created to oppose fair redistricting. One of the biggest checks that Browning’s organization received for$100,000 in 2010 was from the Center To Protect Patients’ Rights. At the time of the donation, the source of the money was cloaked in secrecy.

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  1. Ted

    I THINK WE ALL HAVE HAD MORE THAN ENOUGH OF RICK SCOTT’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL, ILLEGAL AND IMMORAL SKULLDUGGERY. SOMETHING HAS TO BE DONE !

    My name is Ted and I APPROVE THIS MESSAGE !

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    • Well Ted, I agree 100% that Rick Scott is toast. Not only that, he has probably emboldened democrats/progressives and independents all over the country to keep Republican corruption out of our electoral process. At least I hope it unfolds that way.

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