Florida County Slashes Minority Heavy Voting Districts

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Date Originated: February of 2014
Categories: Right to Vote, Florida & U.S. Racial\Ethnic Minorities
A Republican dominated Board of County Commissioners in Florida voted to slash the number of places that individuals can vote in predominately minority heavy voting districts. Despite nearly unanimous public disapproval, the board went along with the recommendation of the county election supervisor to slash the amount of voting sites using the guise of saving the county money.
Source: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2014/02/11/3278101/florida-county-reduces-minority-preci...
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