ACLU, Sen. Arthenia Joyner, National Council of La Raza, File Legal Challenge over Florida’s Illegal Dual System of Elections

Non-Application of State’s 2011 “Voter Suppression Act” Results in Two Sets Of Election Laws in Florida. Petitioners Represented by Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Brennan Center for Justice. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; media@aclu.org MIAMI, Fla. – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida, along with State Senator Arthenia Joyner, and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) filed an administrative petition against Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner challenging his implementation of a dual election system involving restrictive changes in election procedures adopted by the Florida Legislature in 2011. Along with the ACLU of Florida, petitioners are represented by the Brennan Center for Justice and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Currently, the State of Florida is operating an unlawful dual system of elections in violation of the state “Uniformity Statute.”

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