Democratic National Committee
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.
“We are so stupid, it’s unfair to hold us responsible for our votes.”
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 …
Donald Lambro reported
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