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'You Cannot Directly or Indirectly Give Anything of Value to Persuade or Entice a Vote'

'You Cannot Directly or Indirectly Give Anything of Value to Persuade or Entice a Vote'

Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody discussed an investigation into former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s $16 million donation to restore voting right for felons.

And so, when you hear words like targeting certain voters, investing, and adding to a particular column, that doesn’t matter what party it is.

That triggers Florida law, which under Florida law, you cannot directly or indirectly give anything of value to persuade or entice a vote.”

“And so, as attorney general — and I believe any official charged with enforcing elections law, we have to be clear about what we’re doing, which is why when I asked for further investigation, I attached all the relevant law — even opinions that describe if you target even particular voters that may be predisposed to vote a particular way, that may be illegal,” Moody continued.

They need to know that those that are in charge of the elections investigations are on it.

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