Two US senators have asked Florida -- the lone hold out -- to give government investigators access to polling places on Election Day.
Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. and Herb Kohl, D-Wisconsin, say the inspection is part of a nationwide study examining voting access for aging and disabled voters. They say while some states have allowed limited access to the polls, Florida is the only state to deny full access to the polls.
The Government Accountability Office had sought access to four Florida counties: Miami-Dade, Broward, Pinellas and Hillsborough.
"It is vitally important that the GAO be allowed to study our nation’s election system, especially in Florida, where so many seniors live," Feinstein said. "Once again, Florida will be crucial to the outcome of the presidential election."
The two have asked Secretary of State Kurt Browning to reconsider and suggested ways to allow limited access.