Local campaigning at polls should stop
Published 11:39 am Wednesday, November 29, 2000
To the editor:
The Florida law that allowed campaign workers to stand outside the door of the polling place and solicit votes and give out campaign material needs to be changed.
Voters were upset and angry at campaign workers poking campaign material at them as they attempted to enter the polling place.
In one county race there were less than 300 votes separating the winner from the loser. There is no way to ever know for sure, and it could be argued from here to eternity, but I firmly believe this type of campaigning led to the loser's defeat.
Preston F. Solomon