Latino Voters Likely To Bear Brunt Of Florida’s Voter Rolls Purge

Less than two months after a Florida effort to identify and purge ineligible voters from the state’s rolls began, opponents say it seems likely to disqualify a disproportionate share of eligible Latino voters.

About 180,000 people — a group roughly equal to the population of Tallahassee, Fla. — are at risk of being purged from the state’s voter rolls because they have been identified as possible noncitizens, the Miami Herald reported. Looking at a smaller sample of 2,600 suspect voters initially identified by the state, the newspaper found about 58 percent to be Latino. Hispanic voters constitute just 13

Article source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/17/latino-voters-florida-voter-rolls-purge_n_1525061.html?ref=elections-2012

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