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Election 2004

GOP wants voter form suit tossed

By Associated Press
Published October 20, 2004

ELECTION 2004 COVERAGE IN TODAY'S TIMES
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President Bush speaks at Sims Park in New Port Richey on Tuesday morning. He earlier had visited St. Petersburg's Progress Energy Park.

PRESIDENTIAL RACE
Faithful welcome president
Presidential touch in downtown Safety Harbor
A George Bush kind of bash
Campaigning with Leonardo DiCaprio
Panelists wait for sign to follow gut
Sinclair cuts back plans for Kerry film
Robert Trigaux: Economists mirror polarized country
Susan Taylor Martin: Poll: World's opinion of U.S. dimming
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POLITICS 2004
UCF students report being tricked into party switch
Economists mirror polarized country
Glitches tracked as vote lines shorten
Martinez harps on Castor's war comments
Duval elections chief adds early voting sites
GOP wants voter form suit tossed
Expert: Electronic voting system is 'out of control'

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TALLAHASSEE - The Republican Party of Florida on Tuesday asked to intervene in a lawsuit that seeks to force the state to accept voter registration forms on which voters signed an oath that they are United States citizens but failed to check off a small box confirming that fact.

The suit, filed in Miami by the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and Florida Legal Services, says Secretary of State Glenda Hood's decision not to count those registration forms disenfranchises otherwise eligible voters.

Republican officials say the citizenship checkoff is intended to prevent voting fraud, so the party took the rare step of asking the judge to allow it to intervene so it can then ask the judge to dismiss the case.

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