U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Voting Irregularities in Florida During the 2000 Presidential Election

June 2001


Letter of Transmittal


Executive Summary


Chapter 1: Voting System Controls and Failures

Chapter 2: First-Hand Accounts of Voter Disenfranchisement

Chapter 3: Responsibility Without Accountability?

Chapter 4: Resource Allocation

Chapter 5: The Reality of List Maintenance

Chapter 6: Accessibility Issues

Chapter 7: Casting a Ballot

Chapter 8: The Machinery of Elections

Chapter 9: Findings and Recommendations


Statement of Chairperson Mary Frances Berry, Vice Chairperson Cruz Reynoso, and Commissioners Christopher Edley, Jr., Yvonne Y. Lee, Elsie Meeks, and Victoria Wilson

Statement of Commissioner Victoria Wilson

Dissenting Statement