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Statement From FDP on Judicial Order Overturning Elements of GOP'S Voter Law

Tampa, FL —  Following Federal Judge Robert Hinkle’s order today striking down provisions of the GOP’s voter suppression law impacting third party voter registration efforts, Florida Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith issued the following statement:


“As we have stated from the beginning, the GOP’s voter suppression law is nothing more than a thinly veiled attempt to keep Floridians from making their voices heard at the polls. Under Gov. Rick Scott, Florida Republican’s have led an unprecedented assault on voting rights – a basic right of all Americans – and it must stop. Today’s decision is a victory for the people of Florida and a defeat to the extremist GOP leadership in Tallahassee. “

From the ruling:


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