02 June 2004

People For the American Way Foundation Protests New Voter Purge

Offers Help in Restoring Voters Wrongly Purged in 2000

People For the American Way Foundation (PFAWF) is protesting Florida Secretary of State Glenda Hood’s order for rapid implementation of a new purge list with the names of 47,000 Floridians, while thousands of voters remain wrongly disenfranchised from the purge lists implemented in the 2000 and 1999 elections. Foundation President Ralph G. Neas said voters wrongly stripped from the rolls in past elections should be restored before the same mistakes are made again, and he offered the foundation’s help.


Only 6 Months To Go! - Election Protection 2004 Launched

In 2000, Florida brought to the forefront of public consciousness a nationwide epidemic of voting problems that had gone unaddressed for decades. In response, Election Protection was launched the very next year to encourage civic participation and prevent widespread disenfranchisement in the electoral process. Now a mighty coalition, Election Protection has rolled out its efforts to ensure that every person casts a ballot that counts on Election Day.

People for the American Way - Election Protection 2004

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