TALLAHASSEE -- A little more than a year after the state was embroiled in controversy over the voter purge program, Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced he is embarking on a series of meetings with election supervisors to discuss the voter rolls.
“I am embarking on the Project Integrity roundtable tour to collaborate with Supervisors to protect the integrity of our voter rolls,” said Detzner. "Through transparency and the statutory due process protection afforded to every voter, we can ensure the continued integrity of our voter rolls while protecting the voting rights of eligible voters from those who may cast an illegal vote. Our elections process must uphold the integrity of local voter rolls, and I look forward to the participation from Supervisors of Elections to strengthen our elections statewide.
The state embarked on a process to remove people from the voter rolls who were non-citizens. But, in the process, they removed a few hundred U.S. citizens.
Ongoing legal challenges delayed the program, but recent court rulings cleared the way for the program to continue.
The calendar of the meeting is below:
Oct. 3, Bay County Area Supervisor Roundtable, 1:00 PM CST 830 West 11th Street, Panama City 32401
Oct. 4, Duval County Area Supervisor Roundtable, 11:00 PM EST 105 East Monroe Street, Jacksonville 32202
Oct. 7, Orange County Area Supervisor Roundtable, 1:00 PM EST 119 West Kaley Street, Orlando 32806
Oct. 8, Sarasota County Area Supervisor Roundtable, 10:00 AM EST 101 S. Washington Blvd., Sarasota 34236