Q: What do you call a limousine full of lawyers headed southbound on I-95?
A: Kerry supporters!
They?re streaming to Florida in force down I-95.
This election is expected to be the most closely watched with armies of lawyers and journalists dispatched across the country. Electiononline officials also plan to monitor elections in Florida, Missouri and Ohio. ?They?re looking for trouble and they're going to find it,? said Dan Seligson of Electiononline, who will be in Florida. ? Newsday.com Election 2004 October 19, 2004
As many as 1,000 New York-based lawyers will be dispatched to Florida, Pennsylvania and Ohio on behalf of the John Kerry campaign?Of the 1,000 New Yorkers volunteering their time for Kerry, more than 600 will go to Florida?- NY Post: ?Kerry Camp Preps Army of N.Y. Lawyers,? October 17, 2004
The most closely scrutinized election in U.S. history is also proving to be the most litigious?some experts predicting the vote count will again drag out for weeks. The Democrats?have more than 10,000 lawyers at their disposal to monitor the polls Nov. 2. In Florida, the eye of the electoral hurricane four years ago, a coalition of labor unions is suing five counties over thousands of rejected registration forms -- more than one-third submitted by African Americans and a quarter by Latinos, groups that both heavily favor Democratic contender Senator John Kerry. ? Inter Press Service: ?Poll Watchers May Outnumber Voters.? ? Katherine Stapp, October 20, 2004
The DNC is clearly spinning up for a brawl in Florida, with special focus and presence in Palm Beach, Broward, Dade, Pinellas and Volusia counties.
Click on the I-95 ?Limo Cam? in Jacksonville, and see if you can spot one heading southbound on I-95 with New York State vanity plates.
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