Florida voters endured longer lines than voters anywhere else in the U.S. during the 2012 election, with Hispanic and black voters waiting the longest to cast their ballots, members of a presidential panel were told Friday.
The Presidential Commission on Election Administration held its initial hearing in Miami-Dade County, where some voters were unable to cast ballots until seven hours after the scheduled closing of the polls on election night, prompting President Barack Obama to say “we need to fix that” during his victory speech.
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