Florida Voting Report

Mr. Edley and Ms. Thernstrom discussed the U.S. Civil Rights Commission Report on voting irregularities in Florida during the… read more

Mr. Edley and Ms. Thernstrom discussed the U.S. Civil Rights Commission Report on voting irregularities in Florida during the 2000 Presidential Election.

Mr. Edley, who was appointed by Congress to the commission and was an

adviser to President Clinton’s race initiative, agreed with the findings of

the report which found wide-spread voter disenfranchisement. Ms.

Thernstrom, a Republican appointed to the commission in January, 2001, voted against the finding of the report. She said that mistakes were made, but

there was no evidence of systematic disenfranchisement. Both responded to viewer comments and questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 28, 2001

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  • Jun 28, 2001 | 8:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 28, 2001 | 10:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 28, 2001 | 11:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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