Florida demands access to federal database to purge illegal voters
Jun 7, 2012
The following article was published in the Orlando Sentinel on June 7, 2012:
By Mark K. Matthews
WASHINGTON — It’s a fight made for the digital age: a battle between Florida leaders and federal officials over a government database that could help determine whether some foreigners are masquerading as eligible Florida voters.
For about nine months, the Florida Department of State has asked the Department of Homeland Security for access to its SAVE system — a compilation of at least a dozen immigration databases — to help it determine how many noncitizens are registered to vote here. But it has yet to get permission.
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