Florida Democrats said they blame the Republican-controlled state legislature for slipping the early primary into a new law that also creates a paper trail for electronic ballots. \
“So they put it in there knowing full well that Democrats could not vote against a paper trail,” Karen Thurman, the Florida Democratic Chair, said.
Translation:“We are so stupid, it’s unfair to hold us responsible for our votes.”Purple Avenger
When FL moved its primary to January 29, the vote in the FL legislature was 115:1 for doing so. Where I come from this is known as “strong bipartisan support” …
He was joined at the bill signing ceremony by Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Arthur Anderson, Congressman Robert Wexler, bill sponsors Representatives David Rivera (R-Miami) and Dorothy Hukill (R-Port Orange) and Senators Lee Constantine (R-Altamonte Springs) and Jeremy Ring (D-Margate) and other legislators …
Democratic lawmakers from Florida have threatened to sue the Democratic National Committee if it goes through with a plan to penalize the state party for participating in a Jan. 29 presidential primary.\
“If the DNC strips Florida of all or some of its delegates to the national convention — we would ask the appropriate legal officials to determine whether this could violate any state or federal laws governing and protecting individual voting rights,” the lawmakers said in a letter to DNC Chairman Howard Dean.
— Robert Stacy McCain, assistant national editor, The Washington Times