Police Officers Interrogate Eldery Black Voters in Florida

  1. It’s an Op-Ed piece.
  2. Details are few and sketchy.
  3. But…

[Florida] State police officers have gone into the homes of elderly black voters in Orlando and interrogated them as part of an odd “investigation” that has frightened many voters, intimidated elderly volunteers and thrown a chill over efforts to get out the black vote in November. (via MeFi

2 thoughts on “Police Officers Interrogate Eldery Black Voters in Florida

  1. Tim Z.

    In a very close election where every vote counts, a systematic attempt to imtimidate voters is worth a month’s worth of attack ads.
    If, on election night, Kerry unambiguously takes Florida (where he’s ahead) and Ohio (where he’s slightly ahead), he and Teresa can start picking out drapery for the Lincoln bedroom.

    The St. Petersburg Times has some of the best political coverage in Florida. They recently did a piece on why Republicans are so worried in that state.
    http://www.sptimes.com/2004/08/13/Decision2004/Democrats_outhustling.shtml

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