Reuters : U.S. Assistant Attorney General Challenges Republicans on Florida Voter Suppression

On Monday, U.S. Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez wrote to Detzner in a strongly worded five-page letter in which he noted that the SAVE program was not suited to use in a voter registration purge because it does not include “a comprehensive and definitive listing of U.S. citizens and does not include, for example, those born in the United States,” he said.

 

He said Florida had failed to provide key information to cross-reference with the database including alien registration numbers or certificate numbers found on immigration-related documents.

 

“As a result the significant problems you are encountering in administering this new program are of your own creation,” Perez added.

According to the Miami Herald, Florida’s current list of potential non-citizen voters includes many people who are lawful citizens.

 

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