Justice Department to Florida: End Voter Purge Effort

Friday, June 01, 2012

A voter arrives at a polling station on primary day in Tampa, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty)

The Justice Department has demanded that Florida stop trying to identify noncitizens to purge from its voter registration rolls. Last night the department sent a detailed letter to Florida's Secretary of State, Ken Detzner, instructing the state to end the practice, which it said violated the Voting Rights Act and the National Voter Registration Act. Joining us is Marc Caputo, who has been covering the story for the Miami Herald.

Guests:

Marc Caputo

Produced by:

Javier Guzman and Elizabeth Ross

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