Florida Democrats clucking over voter registration drives at local Chick-fil-A restaurants

by FOXNews.com  |  published on October 1, 2016

Democrats in Pinellas County, Fla., are crying fowl over the supervisor of elections’ decision to hold voter registration drives at nine area Chick-fil-A locations earlier this week on National Voter Registration Day.

Susan McGrath, head of the county Democratic Executive Committee and leader of the Pinellas Stonewall Democrats, a pro-LGBT equality group, says she is all in favor of getting out the vote — just not at Chick-fil-A, the Georgia-based fast-food restaurant chain beloved for its fried chicken sandwiches and its adherence to the Southern Baptist culture of its founder by closing on Sundays. The company’s CEO Dan Cathy has made multiple remarks in the past expressing a personal opposition to same-sex marriage.

According to the Tampa Bay Times and Creative Loafing, McGrath wrote a letter to Elections Supervisor Deborah Clark, who chose Chick-fil-A for the voter drives, saying: “As an elected official, you have a duty to be evenhanded and fair. Surely, you and your office staff do understand that using Chick-Fil-A as the base for voter registration activities is not only inherently unfair but overtly partisan as well. This company has a strong and well-understood history of anti-LGBT activism and is publicly associated with Republican Party values.”

She compared it to a Democratic supervisor deciding to hold the event at Planned Parenthood and said the get-out-the-vote campaign might just as well be held at the county’s Republican Party headquarters.

McGrath suggested that a recent surge in the number of registered Democrats in the county may have been an impetus to hold the drive in a place Democrats tend to avoid.

  • John Wirts

    AW GEE the deamoncrats use voter records to determine who’s not voting, and then use no picture ID rules to sneak in and vote “FOR THEM” ! Some precints with only 200-300 voters had 800 ballots! Dead people life long Rebublicans suddenly voted Deamoncrat. The DEAMONCRAT MATRA if it wins the election do it.

  • Ferd

    “This company has a strong and well-understood history of anti-LGBT activism”
    That is a false statement. It isn’t “Activism” when Mr. Cathy answers a question asked of him about homosexuality in an interview. The Bible says that God does not like homosexuality, so that is his answer. The activism has all been against Chick-fil-A by the left.
    When you don’t believe in God, lying is easy.

    • Tyronne Shoelaces

      Just another example of the way the MSM likes to lie for it’s agenda.

    • John Last

      “Demonrats” rewrite history every minute.
      Oh, I mean that they lie with every breath.
      “Demonrats” are sick, mentally and emotionally SUB PAR !!!

  • clem

    They used Chick-fil-A because there were no Tranny’s-R Us available.

    • Tyronne Shoelaces

      That’s funny. I heard in Chicago they hold “get out the vote” registrations at Obozo’s old homosexual bathhouse.

    • John Last

      Tar-jay, was afraid !
      -Not enough restrooms, or restroom Rangers to keep the “pieces” apart !
      Lmao !!!

  • rightsright

    Give me a break! Democrat Monitors for all debates, no ID to vote in heavy Democrat states, bussing around ACORN to vote over and over again, voting machines tampered with reported and nothing done about it. If a Democrat chose any place even Hillary’s house instead of Chick-fil-A it would be just fine and the Republicans would not be allowed to say a word about it without being labeled racist!

    • Momma Beth

      They are pushing voter registration at Planned Parenthood. I guess that’s okay though.

  • gram47

    I guess that that kind of “stuff” is reserved for Dems only.

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