Florida investigates GOP-backed voter registration consulting firm
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced it has opened a criminal probe to investigate Strategic Allied Consulting. The Republican-hired firm has been registering new voters in Florida, but some of its voter registrations forms have been called 'suspicious.'
Authorities in Florida opened a criminal probe on Wednesday into the activities of Strategic Allied Consulting, the firm hired by the Republican Party to register new voters in the crucial swing state ahead of next month's presidential election.Skip to next paragraph
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The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said there was enough evidence to warrant a full-blown investigation of Strategic Allied, a Virginia-based voter registration company doing work for the Republican National Committee and the Republican Party of Florida.
The Florida Division of Elections on Friday forwarded a complaint to the law enforcement agency after reports of suspicious voter registration forms linked to the company first surfaced in Palm Beach County.