Date: Wed Apr 08, 2020 15:36:47
From: Pasco County Supervisor of Elections
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 8, 2020
Contact: Tami Bentley
Voter Participation Center and Center for Voter Information Target Pasco Voters Again!
Pasco County FL - Brian E. Corley, Supervisor of Elections. The Voter Participation Center (VPC) and the Center for Voter Information (CVI) have once again targeted over 35,000 Pasco County residents with voter registration applications that in the past have been pre-filled with inaccurate or misleading information.
These organizations have a history of sending voter registration information to family members who are deceased, their pets and underage children, and adult children who no longer reside or never resided in the household or the state of Florida. Voters who are already registered to vote often become alarmed that their registration has somehow been compromised. In January, voters reported that VPC was texting messages to their cell phones which were addressed to someone who most likely had the phone number previously.
Our experience has been that VPC and CVI tactics further erode voter confidence at a time when the security of our elections is in the forefront. Please know that these organizations are in no way affiliated with my office or the state of Florida, and that there are reliable tools already in place for Pasco citizens to register to vote, update their voter registration, and to check their voter registration status. For the most accurate information regarding your voter registration visit https://www.pascovotes.gov/ or call our office at 1-800-851-8754 for assistance.
For grievances regarding the mailing please contact the VPC and CVI directly using the contact information provided in the mailing.
Brian E. Corley
Supervisor of Elections