DOJ says it will sue Florida over voting rolls purge
June 11th, 2012
07:10 PM ET
3 years ago

DOJ says it will sue Florida over voting rolls purge

(CNN) - In the latest volley in the ongoing battle over Florida voter lists, the Justice Department has sent a letter stating it will take legal action against the state, citing violations of voting rights laws.

"Because the State has indicated its unwillingness to comply with these requirements, I have authorized the initiation of an enforcement action against Florida in federal court," said Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Thomas Perez.

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