|Published:||Apr 20, 2011 9:28 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Apr 20, 2011 6:28 PM EDT|
TALLHASSEE, Fla - Florida's election laws are under major scrutiny at the Florida Capitol. In an effort to rewrite the rules, lawmakers may make it harder to vote.
A bill inhibits the ability to correct address information at the polls, which opponents say targets voters with low incomes, military, and students.
Vice President of Florida College Democrats Erin Murphy says if the bill is passed the youth vote will suffer. "The legislature as a whole is looking at 2012 and they're anticipating you know, Obama, and you know others really working the youth turnout. And they want to suppress that and I think that's tragic because first off not all students are Democrats."
Those who change their address on Election Day will have to cast a provisional vote. In 2008, 50% of those votes were not counted.
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