Sun-Sentinel: Broward County Admits ‘Non-citizens and Felons Have Voted’

Published On: August 01st, 2017

The following was published in the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel:

Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes may be fighting a federal lawsuit, but she testified Tuesday that it has already pushed her to do more to uncover people who should be removed from the county’s voting rolls.

Snipes acknowledged the processes her office have been using aren’t perfect and that some non-citizens and felons have voted despite not being eligible — especially right before major elections when groups are actively registering new voters. But Snipes said the precautions her office takes are important to make sure eligible voters aren’t removed from the lists by mistake.

Burnadette Norris-Weeks, the election office’s attorney, said the changes Snipes is making are “no admission of guilt.”

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