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Top staffer for Florida Democratic Rep. Garcia resigns amid voting fraud probe

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  1. Revmitchell

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    The top staffer for Florida Democratic Rep. Joe Garcia resigned this weekend after being implicated in a voting-fraud scheme.

    Chief of Staff Jeffrey Garcia resigned Friday after taking responsibility for the plot and being asked by the congressman for his resignation.

    A “well-intentioned attempt to maximize voter turnout”

    - Rep. Joe Garcia, D-Fla.

    The congressman said Saturday he thinks the plot was a “well-intentioned attempt to maximize voter turnout” and that the system is “prone to fraud.

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/201...esigns-amid-voting-fraud-probe/#ixzz2V5g1JzHd