Florida TV Station Documents Ineligible Voters as DOJ Sues to Prevent State from Purging Rolls

Thomas Lifson, American Thinker, March 13, 2014

WBBH TV in Ft. Myers, Florida, has performed a public service with its investigative reporting documenting non-US citizens voting regularly in local elections.  Judicial Watch summarizes it:

The segment focused on Lee County, which has a population of about 620,000 and Collier County with a population of around 322,000. The reporter spent about two months digging around the voter rolls in the two counties and the discoveries are dumbfounding.

In that short time, more than 100 people registered to vote in those two areas were proven to be ineligible by the reporter. A Cape Coral woman, eligible to vote in elections, was tracked down through jury excusal forms that verify she’s not a U.S. citizen. A Naples woman, who is not a U.S. citizen either, voted six times in 11 years without being detected by authorities. A Jamaican man is also registered to vote though he’s not eligible. The reporter obtained his 2007 voter registration form, which shows the Jamaican man claims to be a U.S. citizen. Problem is, no one bothers checking to see if applicants are being truthful.

Incredibly, election supervisors confirmed on camera that there’s no way for them to verify the citizenship of people who register to vote. The only way to detect fraud is if the county offices that oversee elections receive a tip, they say, and only then can they follow up.

But Gov. Rick Scot has launched a program to purge ineligible voters form the rolls, only to be sued: Judicial Watch notes:

The Department of Justice (DOJ) was quick to sue the state to stop the purging because the agency claims it discriminates against minorities. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has colluded with the DOJ in Florida and the head of the group’s local chapter says purging voter rolls disproportionately affects the state’s most vulnerable groups, namely minorities.

Kudos to WBBH and Judicial Watch for exposing this fraud and government encouragement of it in the most important swing state in presidential elections.


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  • Pro_Whitey

    I love stories like this getting out the word about voter fraud, but I imagine there are a lot of crickets chirping at the MSM outlets about this.

    • D.B. Cooper

      The trouble is that too many brain dead whites will forget this story by tomorrow, just as our leaders have planned.
      Why don’t I ever hear of any republicans bring up all of these cases of voter fraud? They sure seem silent about it, don’t they?

      • jambi19

        The national congressional republicans don’t bring it up. The Republicans down her in FL GOP just like TX GOP and AL GOP and GA GOP have all enacted similar measures and/or legislation such as this.

    • JackKrak

      For this to get any coverage, someone would have to catch heterosexual white males with jobs and families voting multiple times – then the Dems would know for sure that it was problem for them

  • MekongDelta69

    Is there anything Eric Hold-Em-Up does which is LEGAL?


  • Frank_DeScushin

    Just last week a black lady in my office was going on and on about how there is no voter fraud. I would love to show her this article to prove her wrong, but in today’s America that would likely qualify as racial harassment.

    • There’s “no voter fraud” in the sense that there’s no child molestation or pedophilia going on in Bell Curve City.

      Entirely for the lack of looking for it. Democrats won’t prosecute it, and Republicans are scared to because of who is doing the voter fraud.

      • r j p

        Just as there is no corruption in Chicago or Cook County.

    • JDInSanD

      Make a yahoo account and email it to her.

    • 1stworlder

      the dead white woman in Detroit that voted twice after death might be one you can show her. You can even link the Detroit free press story.

      ” Voting records are raising questions amid an investigation into the discovery of a woman’s mummified body in the garage of a foreclosed metro Detroit home.

      The body found last Wednesday in Pontiac is that of Pia Farrenkopf — according to her sister, Paula Logan. Authorities investigating the case haven’t released her name, but they have said that the woman apparently died in 2008 at the age of 49.

  • Illegal aliens and other ineligible non-citizens are voting.

    Which is why the amnesty debate over whether or not citizenship should happen, or whether or not voting rights should happen, is a waste of time. if they’re here, they’ll be able to register to vote somewhere.

    At least three million non-citizens voted in 2000.

  • Illegals can easily tip the election to the Demorats in a close election. But more important is the morality–the principle of allowing foreigners to vote in US elections. Is the next step in the New World Order scheme going to be to allow everyone on earth to cast a vote in US elections. Agenda 21? Bad enough. Agenda 22–one world government.

  • Northern_home_Southern_soul

    So basically the DOJ is saying that minorities commit the most voter fraud and therefore removing them is racist. WTF is wrong with this country

  • WR_the_realist

    My Democrat sister insists that voter fraud is exaggerated and not a problem. That’s what happens when you get all your news from National Public Radio and standard liberal media web sites.

    • Print out yesterday’s story about bipolar Mammy Mamieookem in Cincinnati voting six time for Obama and show it to your sister.

  • curri

    Surprising that a TV station would do a story like this. I had thought that we were too deep into cultural Marxism for it to be possible.

  • MBlanc46

    Any attempt to reduce crime discriminates against minorities because minorities commit more crime, proportionally, than do whites.

  • bubo

    The US is the only first world nation that allows people to vote without an ID and has such a vehicle for fraud as “same day registration.”

    Tells you a lot.

    • IstvanIN

      Even third world countries, when they attempt honest elections, stamp the hands of voters to try and prevent fraud.

  • RisingReich

    The voting system in this country has been rigged for years.

    However, it’s only in the last 20 years or so that the DOJ has become a domestic terrorist organization.

  • crapps

    USA has become so idiotic .

  • I got a driver’s license immediately after my return home from federal prison, but only re-registered to vote once I was off supervision. The laws only apply to honorable people.