Federal Court Rejects Florida’s Effort To Restrict Early Voting

Posted by | August 17, 2012 19:07 | Filed under: Top Stories

Submitted by Cheston Catalano

The court says Florida’s effort to restrict early voting would unfairly impact African-Americans.

The 119-page ruling did say there were ways that the state could ultimately come up with a plan to change early voting that would not adversely affect minority voting rights.

Still, the ruling raises the prospect that Florida will have two different types of early voting for this year’s crucial presidential election.

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By: Cheston Catalano

Cheston Catalano is a Kentucky-based journalist whose work has been featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle. He is a long-time contributor to Liberaland.

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