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Rep. Frederica Wilson pushes absentee voting as way around new Florida voting law



U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Miami, was on Roland Martin's TV show to discuss her plan to get around Florida's controversial new voting law. Wilson wants people to vote absentee, because that does not require a state ID card. "We’re not calling it 'absentee ballots,' because people don’t like that," she said on the program. "So, it’s 'vote from home.' And we have a postcard that you can mail today to be placed on the list to get an absentee ballot when it’s time for them to be released."

Wilson's office says you'll hear more from her as she is "ramping up her national TV and radio interviews, with a specific focus on Republican-led voter suppression in FL."

[Last modified: Monday, November 7, 2011 1:56pm]


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