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Wed November 7, 2012
MIT Shirt Fools Florida Poll Workers
Originally published on Wed November 7, 2012 3:02 pm
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Florida's voting trouble includes the saga of a woman in Boca Raton. You may not bring campaign propaganda to a polling station. BocaNewsNow reports she showed up yesterday with a shirt that said Mitt. She was denied entry to vote.
But a closer inspection of her shirt showed the Republican candidate's first name was misspelled. An election supervisor let her vote after confirming the shirt said MIT - the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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