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Florida voters asked to prove citizenship
What US state's governor calls effort to stop fraud, is dismissed by critics as attempt to rig elections.
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2012 04:42

The US state of Florida is asking thousands of people to prove their citizenship before allowing them to vote.

The state's governor it is an effort to stop fraud, but critics say it is really an attempt to rig elections.

Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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