Look Who Compiled Florida's Felon Voter List

Why isn't anyone covering this? Accenture, the company that made Florida's felony voter list has contributed over $200,000 to Republicans since 2002. (hat tip to Brown Watch.)

In fact, the company's resume is littered with connections to drama that the nation's Republican leadership would rather forget: Enron, Abu Ghraib and mysterious Saudi businessmen.....Last month, some members of Congress expressed concern about the Department of Homeland Security's giving a $10 billion contract to Accenture. They cited Accenture's Bermuda address, which they said was an attempt to dodge U.S. taxes.

Accenture eventually won the contract to design a system to track foreign visitors entering or leaving the United States. Accenture will work on the venture with Titan Corporation, one of the companies whose employees were caught up in the Abu Ghraib prison torture scandal in Iraq.

According to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, Accenture gave almost $192,000 to Republicans or Republican causes, and $116,000 to Democrats. Before the 2002 election, Accenture gave $25,000 to Florida Republicans and none to Democrats, according to a Florida Division of Election records.....The federal Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Accenture for a possible violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the U.S. law banning bribery of foreign officials

U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, D-Fla., questions why state officials would put Florida's voters in the hands of a company with so many political ties. "It smacks of political overtones," Meek said.

Then go read this New York Times article and this one in the KC Star:

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights said Thursday it will ask the Department of Justice to investigate whether Florida's use of a flawed database to remove felons from the voter rolls was a deliberate attempt to block some voters from casting ballots

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