Palm Beach County Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher grilled Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner Wednesday on the dependability of a Department of Homeland Security database the state will use in the latest attempt to identify non-citizens on voter rolls.
Detzner, a Republican, was in Lauderhill to meet with South Florida elections supervisors to explain the new purge of ineligible voters. For the first time Florida will use the DHS Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements database — known as SAVE. The Obama administration last year refused to give the database to Florida, saying it was not designed for voter eligibility confirmation and could produce errors. In July the courts gave Florida the right to use it.
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