PRESS RELEASE ARCHIVE

September 2014

September 23, 2014: League of Women Voters to Host Conference Call with Experts on 2014 Proposed Constitutional Amendments

September 11, 2014: Over 1 Million Copies of the League’s 2014 Nonpartisan Voter Guide Now on Their Way to Florida Voters

 

August 2014

August 27, 2014: Women Can Run! Applauds Electoral Victory of Cohort Participant

August 22, 21014: League of Women Voters of Florida Responds to Judge Lewis’ Decision About New Congressional Map

August 15, 2014: Be Election-Ready for the August Primary — Only 10 Days Left!

August 13, 2014: League of Women Voters of Florida and Common Cause Florida Respond to Legislature’s New Congressional Map

August 5, 2014: Be Prepared for August 26th: Local Leagues Offer Primary Election Voter Guides in 15 Florida Counties

August 1, 2014: League of Women Voters of Florida Responds to Judge Lewis’ Order for a Revised Congressional Map by August 15

 

July 2014

July 11, 2014: League of Women Voters of Florida Applauds Redistricting Ruling

July 3, 2014: League of Women Voters Brings 21st Voter Information to Floridians

 

May 2014

May 27, 2014: League of Women Voters releases state-wide study on school choice

May 15, 2014: League of Women Voters reminds Floridians that Sunday, May 18th marks 100 days until the August Primary Election

 

April 2014

April 22, 2014: League of Women Voters responds to Senate Committee’s passage fo voucher expansion press release

April 16, 2014: League of Women Voters of Bay County announces new leadership

April 8, 2014: League of Women Voters responds to Florida’s slide from 16th to 28th in Pew’s Elections performance index

April 2, 2014: League of Women Voters of Florida to host 2014 Old Capitol Gala honoring Senators Garcia & Simmons

 

March 2014

March 27, 2014: League of women Voters of Florida responds to Florida’s decision to suspend voter purge

March 13, 2014: Coverage Countdown: League Urges all Uninsured Floridians to Sign Up for Healthcare Under the Affordable Care Act

March 5, 2014: League of Women Voters, Sen. Garcia, Rep. Murphy and other groups urge Legislature to extend healthcare coverage to Florida’s uninsured

 

February 2014

February 28, 2014: MEDIA ADVISORY: League of Women Voters of Florida, Senator Rene Garcia and others to hold news conference on extending coverage to Florida’s uninsured

February 21, 2014: League of Women Voters Responds to Proposed Private School Scholarship Expansion

February 13, 2014: League of Women Voters Applauds U.S. Attorney General Holder’s Call to End Felon Disenfranchisement Laws

 

December 2013

December 18, 2013: League of Women Voters Responds to Legislature’s Admission that Redistricting Documents were Destroyed

December 13, 2013: League of Women Voters Declares Today’s Supreme Court Ruling on Redistricting a Major Victory for the People of Florida

 

November 2013

November 26, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida Responds to Secretary of State’s New Directive on Absentee Ballots

 

October 2013

October 10, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida Responds to Florida’s Intention to Renew its Voter Purge

October 1, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida, Chamber of Commerce and Civic Leaders Push Legislature on Medicaid Expansion

 

September 2013

September 30, 2013: League to Host Press Events on Medicaid Expansion in St. Pete, Miami

September 20, 2013: League Supports National Voter Registration Day: September 24

September 17, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida and business community call for Medicaid expansion

September 11, 2013: Media Advisory: League of Women Voters and business community to hold news conference on Medicaid expansion

 

August 2013

August 27, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida Urges Swift Adoption of Common Core

August 23, 2013: In Honor of Women’s Equality Day, Congress Must Act

August 6, 2013: End Threat to Voting Rights: League of Women Voters Urges Congress to Restore the Voting Rights Act

 

July 2013

July 11 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida Responds to FL Supreme Court Decision on Redistricting

July 8, 2013: Women Can Run! Launch Party Tonight

July 2, 2013: Media Advisory: Women Can Run! Lauch Set for Next Week

 

June 2013

June 25, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida Responds to Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act

June 25, 2013: League of Women Voters and Network of Young Professionals to Co-host IMAGINE Tallahassee Forum

June 19, 2013: Could Florida’s Failure to Expand Mediaid Lead to Economic Slump? League and National Experts Weigh In

June 18, 2013: Call-in News Conference: LWVF, national experts discuss Medicaid expansion and Florida’s economy

 

May 2013

May 21, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida Responds to Governor’s Signing of HB 7013, Election Reform Bill

May 13, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida Backs Campaign to Save Florida Forever

May 3, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida Responds to Legislature’s Passage of Historic Election Reform

May 2, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida Responds to Governor’s Actions on Alimony, Ethics and Campaign Finance Reform

 

April 2013

April 30, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida Urges Speaker Weatherford to Ensure an Immediate Vote on HB 7013

April 24, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida Responds to Today’s Passage of Ethics, Campaign Finance Bills

April 8, 2013: Media Advisory: Call-in News Conference

April 3, 2013: LWVF’s 2013 Old Capitol Gala Will Feature Adam Putnam, Freshman Legislators

April 2, 2013: Former Lawmakers Patricia Schroeder, Alex Villalobos Join LWVF Board

 

March 2013

March 27, 2013: House Bill Signals Continued Efforts to Politicize Florida’s Courts

March 25, 2013: Media Advisory: Call-in News Conference

March 14, 2013: La Prensa Newspaper Creates Special Award to Honor League’s Deirdre Macnab

March 5, 2013: LWVF Responds to Senate’s Passage of Ethics Reform

 

February 2013

February 18, 2013: LWVF Offers Recommendations to Repair Campaign Finance System

February 6, 2013: LWVF Calls Detzner’s Recommendations ‘A Good Starting Point’

 

January 2013

January 21, 2013: League’s Deirdre Macnab Honored as Central Floridian of the Year

January 17, 2013: League of Women Voters of Florida Applauds Governor Scott’s Election Reform Recommendations

January 14, 2013: LWVF Aims to End Electoral Dysfunction

 

NOVEMBER 2012

November 21, 2012: League Praises Senate, Gaetz for New Rules on Ethics, Pledge to Improve Elections

November 13, 2012: Voter Protection Groups Call for Election Reform Task Force

November 5, 2012: League Encourages Voters: Be Ready for Election Day

November 2, 2012: Last Day of Early Voting Approaching: What Voters Can Do to Avoid Delays at the Polls

November 1, 2012: League Urges Governor Scott to Extend Early-Voting Days

 

OCTOBER 2012

October 31, 2012: League Advice: Vote Early–and Check Your Smartphone for Help

October 30, 2012: Student Voting is Easy as 1, 2, 3, 4

October 25, 2012: League Adds Mobile Websites for More Access to Election Guide

October 25, 2012: It’s Not You: It’s Them — League Reassures Voters Frustrated by Amendments

October 18, 2012: League’s Mobile App Includes Election Guide

October 17, 2012: League Outlines Four Ways to Vote, Provides Tips, Important Dates for Voters

October 11, 2012: Voters Can Find a Customized Ballot, Candidate and Issue Information at League’s Be Ready To Vote Website

October 1, 2012: Eyes of World on Florida as October 9 Voter Registration Deadline Looms

October 1, 2012: Registered to Vote Yet? Time’s Running Out as October 9 Deadline Looms

SEPTEMBER 2012

September 27, 2012: League of Women Voters of Florida Rejects all 11 Constitutional Amendments 

September 21, 2012: League of Women Voters Asks Students: Have You Done it Yet?

September 20, 2012: As Voter Registration Deadline Nears, League Launches New Voter Support Hotline

September 13, 2012: State Voter Purge a Case of Misplaced Priorities

September 12, 2012: Avoid Electoral Dysfunction: Be Ready To Vote With Help of the League’s New Website

September 6, 2012: Need Election Information? The League’s 2012 Election & Voter Guide Has What Florida Voters Need

AUGUST 2012

August 29, 2012: Florida Victory: Federal Court Removes New Restrictions on Voter Registration Groups

August 22, 2012: League Offers Valuable Nonpartisan Information to Florida Voters

August 17, 2012: Federal Court Removes New Restrictions on Voter Registration Groups

August 14, 2012: League of Women Voters of Florida and World Trade Center Tampa Bay Team Up to Host Panel on Cuba-Florida Relations

August 2, 2012: “Got Power?” Coalition To Host Early Vote March & Rally

August 1, 2012: League of Women Voters to Reestablish Two Chapters in Monroe County

JULY 2012

July 20, 2012: U.S. Senate Refuses to Debate Disclosure Act

July 19, 2012: Women Can Run! Program Encourages Public Service

July 18, 2012: League of Women Voters of Florida Calls on State to Protect Eligible Voters

July 10, 2012: Civic, Faith, Student Groups and Others Coalesce to Emphasize Voter Registration, Participation

July 9, 2012: FNA, League of Women Voters Launch Voter Registration Drive

JUNE 2012

June 15, 2012: League of Women Voters Reminds Floridians of 30 Day Deadline to Register for August Primary

June 6, 2012: League of Women Voters and Rock the Vote Announce Resumption of Voter Registration in Florida

MAY 2012

May 31, 2012: Federal Judge Halts Florida’s Restrictive Voting Law

May 17, 2012: League of Women Voters Reminds Floridians of 60 Day Deadline to Register for August Primary

May 11, 2012: League of Women Voters to Host Luncheon to Educate Public About its Sisters Across the Straights and Global Democracy Programs

APRIL 2012

April 30, 2012: Legislature Intentionally Delayed Congressional Map to Get Two More Years of Unfair Districts 

April 12, 2012: Florida College Students Can Use Their Smartphone to Ensure Their Vote Counts This Year

April 5, 2012: Groups Submit Fairly Drawn Senate Map

MARCH 2012

March 15, 2012: Groups Ask Gaetz to Draw New Districts in the Sunshine

March 13, 2012: League of Women Voters to Host Reception for UF Archives

March 9, 2012: Court Stands Up for Voters, Invalidates Senate Map

March 1, 2012: Federal Judge Examines Florida’s Restrictive Voting Law

FEBRUARY 2012

February 22, 2012: League of Women Voters of Florida to Honor Young Elected Officials at Old Capitol Gala Tonight

February 21, 2012: League Applauds Decision to Table Legislative Immunity

February 17, 2012: League of Women Voters to Host Old Capitol Gala Honoring Florida’s Young Elected Leaders

February 16, 2012: Assault on Open Government Moves Forward in Capitol Today

February 9, 2012: Groups Intend to File Suit Against Congressional Redistricting Map

JANUARY 2012

January 31, 2012: League of Women Voters of Florida Responds to Today’s Federal Redistricting Ruling

January 27, 2012: Groups Send Letter to Chairman Will Weatherford in Anticipation of Today’s House Redistricting Committee Meeting

January 26, 2012: League of Women Voters of Florida Gives Tips for Early Voting in Jan. 31 Presidential Primary

January 24, 2012: ‘Nesting': A districting concept that makes sense

January 17, 2012: “Model for America” or Incumbent Protection Plan?

January 17, 2012: League of Women Voters of Florida Offers Voting Tips Before Jan. 31 Presidential Primary

 

DECEMBER 2011

December 15, 2011: Press Conference on Court Battle Over Florida Elections Law

OCTOBER 2011

October 19, 2011: Be Ready To Vote Campaign Launches

SEPTEMBER 2011

September 27, 2011:League of Women Voters to Launch New Leadership Program in Jax

September 9, 2011: League of Women Voters Takes Legal Action on New Elections Law

AUGUST 2011

August 26, 2011: League of Women Voters Calls on Legislature to Stop Attacking, Start Drawing

August 9, 2011: League of Women Voters Responds to DOJ Approval of Less Onerous Provisions of Controversial Elections Law

JULY 2011

July 19, 2011: League of Women Voters of Florida Refutes Legislature’s Defense of Case Against Fair Districts, Criticizes Redistricting Process

July 12, 2011: League of Women Voters of Florida to Honor Former Gov. Charlie Crist at St. Pete Event

July 7, 2011: League of Women Voters of Florida Criticizes Legislature’s Rejection of Medicaid Funding for Seniors

JUNE 2011

June 22, 2011: League Calls on Florida Legislature to Restructure the Redistricting Process

MAY 2011

May 19, 2011: League of Women Voters of Florida Responds to Governor Scott’s Approval of HB 1355

APRIL 2011

April 28, 2011: League and Others Call for a Halt to the Attack on Voters’ Rights

 

NOVEMBER 2010

November 3, 2010: Citizens Win BIG Passage of Amendment 5 & 6

November 2, 2010: Blatant Lies by Incumbents: Will They Frighten Voters?

OCTOBER 2010

October 29, 2010: Nearly Quarter of Florida Legislative Races Are Uncontested

SEPTEMBER 2010

September 13, 2010: League Announces Positions on 2010 Ballot Amendments

JULY 2010

July 29, 2010: Statewide Candidate Forum for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture

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