Florida Governor Rick Scott has embarked on an extensive effort to purge individuals from Florida's voter list, Think Progress reported . 1,638 people in Florida received letters informing them that they are ineligible to vote.
Russo, 60, is a dog groomer and small business owner who registered to vote in Florida four decades ago. She will be removed from voter registration rolls unless she requests a hearing to prove her citizenship.
Internicola, 91, is a WWII veteran from Brooklyn who has been informed, "[You] are not a citizen." Though he has been voting in Flordia for 14 years, Internicola is ineligible to vote unless he provides the Supervisor of Elections with proof of citizenship.
"Ineligible" Voter With His Passport
Seminole County Supervisor of Elections tweeted a photo of himself with a passport-holding Florida voter who received one of Governor Scott's letters.