Monthly Archives: June 2012

Federal Court Green Lights Removal of Non-Citizens, With Conditions

 On June 28th, Federal District Judge Robert Hinkle entered his written order restating his ruling from the bench the day before.  Judge Hinkle held that the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) does not prohibit the removal of persons from the voting … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Denies DOJ Request to Stop Removal of Non-Citizens from Voter Rolls

On June 27th in the case of  The United States of America v. State of Florida, et al.  Federal District Judge Robert Hinkle denied a motion filed by the U.S. Department of Justice to stop Florida’s efforts to remove non-citizens from the … Continue reading

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Florida Supreme Court Justices Sued Over Qualifying Papers and Procedure

On June 25th two private citizens represented by the Southeastern Legal Foundation filed suit against the three Florida Supreme Court Justices runing for retention election this year. The Justices are required to face the retention election in order to remain in office and were required to … Continue reading

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Federal Suits Quickly Multiply Over Florida Non-Citizen Voter Purge

The suits now number four. Dates of filing and links to the complaints follow; June 8 –  Mi Familia Bota Education Fund, et al. v. Ken Detzner filed in the Federal District Court in Tampa. The Plaintiffs allege that the actions of … Continue reading

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Florida Responds to Washington Regarding Removal of Non-Citizens from Voter Rolls

    On June 6th, Florida Secretary of State (SOS) Ken Detzner responded to a letter from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) which called into question the legality of efforts by Florida to remove non-citizens from voter rolls.  The SOS letter included a … Continue reading

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Court Blocks 48 Hour Deadline for Return of Voter Registration Applications

On May 31 the Federal District Court in League of Women Voters, et al. v. Kurt S. Browning, et al.,  issued this preliminary injunction  against the provisions of  Fla.Stat.§97.0575  and a related administrative rule which required third party voter registration organizations to … Continue reading

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