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  • Voting Irregularities in Florida Afternoon Session
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    Voting Irregularities in Florida, Afternoon Session

    Commissioners heard testimony from Florida residents, election officials, and others about the 2000 elections and allegations that election procedures and practices disenfranchised several…

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  • Voting Irregularities Hearing
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    Voting Irregularities Hearing

    Voters, representatives of advocate groups, and voting technology experts testified about the November 2000 presidential election controversy in Florida.

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  • Equal Opportunity in Education
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    Equal Opportunity in Education

    Commissioners heard testimony about how various education programs would impact equal opportunity. They discussed voucher programs and high-stakes testing. They also addressed the final…

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  • Race and College Admissions
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    Race and College Admissions

    In a formal debate on the role of Affirmative Action programs in college admissions, participants discussed to value of providing some degree of preference in admitting racial minorities.…

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  • Voting Irregularities in Florida Morning Session
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    Voting Irregularities in Florida, Morning Session

    Commissioners heard testimony from Florida residents and election officials about the 2000 elections and allegations that election procedures and practices disenfranchised many voters,…

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  • Voting Irregularities Hearing
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    Voting Irregularities Hearing

    Officials testified about election procedures and about allegations that several minority voters were denied their right to vote by various means during the 2000 elections. Among the topics…

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  • Florida Election Investigation
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    Florida Election Investigation

    Commissioners discussed finding of their investigation into voting practices in Florida during the 200 elections. The report was critical of Florida election officials, noting that many…

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  • Civil Rights Issues
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    Civil Rights Issues

    Commissioners debated a proposed appointment to the commission by President Bush. At issue was the length of commissioners' terms and an on-going dispute over Commissioner Wilson’s tenure…

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  • Voting Irregularities Hearing
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    Voting Irregularities Hearing

    Officials testified about election procedures and about allegations that several minority voters were denied their right to vote by various means during the 2000 elections. Among the topics…

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  • Florida Vote Irregularities
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    Florida Vote Irregularities

    Commissioners addressed commission business, including their probe of alleged voting irregularities in Florida and preliminary findings from the investigations. They also debated uniform…

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  • Florida Voting Report
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    Florida Voting Report

    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…

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