MoveOn.org Political Action
"Romney y la purga"
:60 ad run July 5-7, 2012 on Spanish language TV stations in Miami, Orlando and Tampa, FL.
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the heels of U.S. Federal
Judge Robert Hinkle’s refusal1
to stop Governor Rick Scott’s racist voter purge, MoveOn.org Political
Action is releasing its first Spanish language TV ad in Florida calling
Romney’s failure to speak out against the purge. The 60-second ad
points out how
Gov. Scott’s purge disproportionately targets Latinos and also lays out
Romney could stand to benefit if Latinos are prohibited from voting.
ad will air multiple times per day from Thursday July 5 to Saturday
July 7 on
Spanish language television stations in Miami, Orlando, and Tampa –
the top three cities in Florida with the
largest Latino population by percentage2.
the ad, two Latino voters from Florida say (translated from Spanish),
exclusion from the voting rolls by Governor Scott, Latinos will be the
affected. And if the Latinos don’t vote, Mitt Romney wins. This
is not only illegal, it’s also racist. Why doesn’t Mitt Romney
the TV ad here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?
ad is part of an intensifying campaign by MoveOn to fight back against
Republican voter suppression efforts in Florida and across the country.
the NALEO Conference in Orlando earlier this month, MoveOn flew a
banner over the area which read: ROMNEY: CONDENA LA PURGA DE VOTANTES
(“Romney: Condemn the Latino voter purge").
Crow 2.0 in Florida must end. We're not done fighting Governor Scott's
voter purge. We will continue to work for our members, including the
14,000 Floridians who called on the Department of Justice to block this
said MoveOn National Campaign Director Garlin Gilchrist II. “The
Department should use all possible tools at its disposal to guarantee
eligible voter in Florida can cast a ballot -- without fear or
this Election Day. And we will not stop until we beat back all ‘Racism
Romney’ voter suppression tactics across the country tactics that could
Republicans in November”.