February 27, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 4/10/2014

"The bathroom is a universal need. It doesn’t go away because you’re about to cast a ballot."

-- Leon Russell, the immediate past president of the Florida conference of NAACP branches, vice chairman of the national NAACP board of directors and chairman of the Florida voting hearing

Broward and Palm Beach County voters can rest easy. Elections supervisors in the two counties say they won’t implement the restroom ban imposed by Miami-Dade County.

In the state’s most populous county, voters who need to go while waiting to vote aren’t allowed to do so.

Read more at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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