Florida Settlement Victory, 2012

September 12, 2012

In response to a lawsuit filed by Advancement Project, along with: Project Vote, Fair Elections Legal Network, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, Jenner & Block (pro bono counsel), SEIU (Service Employees International Union), the Florida Department of State (“DOS”) has agreed to take steps to remedy the harmful effects of its earlier attempts to purge alleged non-citizens from its voter rolls. The settlement will help ensure, among other things, that naturalized citizens in Florida are not disenfranchised by the DOS’s inaccurate purge list.

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