The Florida Voting Rights Restoration for Felons Initiative

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July 18— The Florida Voting Rights Restoration for Felons Initiative   Together, let’s say yes to second chances and redemption so all Floridians can be full members of their communities. The proposed ballot summary is as follows: This amendment restores

Voter Fraud Commission Threatens Fundamental Voting Rights

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June 30— Trump’s voter fraud commission wants to know voting history, party ID and address of every voter in the U.S. LWVUS President Chris Carson, “There is no justification for this giant fishing expedition. The Commission itself is a distraction

States that beat the Supreme Court to the Punch on Gerrymanders

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June 22— NY Times showcases states that beat the Supreme Court to the Punch on Gerrymanders, including Florida While Florida’s redistricting path has been tortuous, the amendments were “the right thing to do at this time,” said Ms. Goodman, of

BATTLE BEGINS ABOUT APPOINTMENTS TO SUPREME COURT

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June 14— Citing potential “constitutional crisis”, LWVF and Common Cause ask court to tell Governor he can’t appoint more Justices. • Mary Ellen Klas, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau: The Florida Supreme Court is being asked to avoid a potential “constitutional crisis”

League Members Gather to Shape the Future

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June 12—  League Members Gather to Shape the Future TALLAHASSEE — Nearly 200 League members gathered in Fort Lauderdale Beach on Friday and Saturday at their State Convention to make decisions that will help direct and shape the League of Women

Message from LWVFL President About The Constitution Revision Commission

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June 3— Once every twenty years, Florida’s Constitution provides for the creation of a thirty-seven member revision commission for the purpose of reviewing Florida’s Constitution and proposing changes for voter consideration. The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) meets for approximately one

LWVUS Statement on “Election Integrity Commission”

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May 11– Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters President, Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to reports that President Trump will announce an election commission to investigate false claims of widespread voter fraud in American elections: “President Trump’s

Important news for LWVF Convention

Cool as an ocean breeze… HOTTER THAN EVER! Life’s a BEACH at  LWVF Convention 2017! The League of Women Voters of Florida will be holding our 36th biennial Convention on June 9-10 in Ft Lauderdale. ALL Members are invited! It is THE League experience and

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