Florida not among states that cross-check registrations for double-voting

Barack Obama, Mitt Romney (Source: Scripps Howard)

Scripps Howard reports that as the presidential race tightens and Republicans and Democrats try to win every vote they can, experts say flawed safeguards could allow people who live in two states to vote twice for their favorite candidate.

Double-voting is a concern in Florida, where many part-time residents have a second home in a different state, giving them the chance to register to vote in two states, according to elections supervisors. Absentee ballots, which are growing in popularity, make it easier to vote twice because the person doesn’t need to travel to both places.

For the complete article: http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2012/oct/14/florida-not-among-states-cross-check-registration/

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