Update On Florida Political Maps In The News

Many of our members have been asking us to explain what is happening with all the recent news about Florida’s redistricting and emergency sessions to make new maps. The Fair Districts Amendments and court victories have forced the legislature to make new Congressional and State Senate maps. This will make… Continue Reading

Legislative Update: Week of April 27th

Provided by Moné Holder, The New Florida Majority’s Legislative & Policy Director Elections/Voting Rights Online Voter Registration Late Monday, Senator Jeff Clemens’ (D-Palm Beach) SB 228 passed the Senate 34 to 3. The bill, which would require the creation of an online voter registration application, had been placed on the Senate’s special… Continue Reading

Legislative Updates: Week of April 20th

Provided by Moné Holder, The New Florida Majority’s Legislative & Policy Director Elections/Voting Rights On Wednesday, the Senate Ethics and Elections committee met to hear SB 1360 by Senator Tom Lee (R-Hillsborough). The bill originally required voter registration applications to contain the applicant’s address of legal residence, including an apartment, suite,… Continue Reading

Legislative Update: Week of April 6th

Provided by Moné Holder, The New Florida Majority’s Legislative & Policy Director SB 1442 by Senator Oscar Braynon II (D-parts of Miami-Dade and Broward) and HB 1139 by Representative Cynthia Stafford (D-Opa Locka) is legislation that outlines that voting is a fundamental right that should be enshrined into state law. This would require strict… Continue Reading