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Mission: The League of Women Voters of Florida (LWVFL) is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
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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
If you are a member and would like to participate in League voter registration drives, you must first take our quiz to make sure you are ready. Check in with your League’s voter service chair for the password!
Ruling in a Bay Area case, the Supreme Court, with a crucial vote from Justice Gorsuch, struck down a federal immigration law Tuesday that required deportation for any noncitizen convicted of a felony that posed a “substantial risk” of violence. ...
Those in favor of more open primaries include Florida’s voters, or rather the 63 percent of them who APPROVED a constitutional amendment in 1998 to ban closed primaries when only one party has candidates for an office. Unfortunately, the amendment left a LOOPHOLE... ...
The Tampa Bay Times Editorial Board lays it out for us in black and white in this piece, unlike the Florida Constitution Revision Commission. The CRC had the opportunity to change Florida's Constitution for the better. Rather than letting their ideas be voted on by their own merits however, they've packaged unrelated items to one another.
Example: If you vote to provide college scholarships to the survivors of fallen first responders and military, you will also be voting to require a supermajority to raise tuition or school fees. And what exactly do offshore oil drilling and indoor vaping have to do with one another? ...
What a joke of a commission - pathetic putting random items together to get votes that will affect our school system here in Florida for years to come! We will need people out in force at voting locations with posters telling them which items are affected!
The surest way to kill a proposal that the Ruling Elite doesn't like? Lump it in with several things that lots of people hate. Voila, instant thumbs down on everything in the package. It's an old tactic that has worked before.
It was already choreographed by the "appointments" to that commission!
Governor MADE SURE this would happen by appointing the "PUPPETS" that he KNEW would do exactly what he and the "STRATEGISTS" wanted!
AND, THEY DID!