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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.
Voting Rights, Education & Processes
Learn about registering and voting in the State of Florida and what the League does to help voters Be Ready To Vote
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!
"The League of Women Voters called that reading of the law an 'unsubstantiated and unsupportable leap' that must be struck down as a violation of the First and Fourteenth amendments to the U.S. Constitution and the Twenty-Sixth Amendment, which gave 18-year-olds the right to vote." ...
A new lawsuit filed by the League of Women voters on behalf of students from UF and FSU accuses Gov. Rick Scott's administration of making it more difficult for young people to vote by preventing early voting at public buildings on state university campuses.
Thank you LWV for supporting the students- this is why I am a loyal member of such a great org:)
Colleges should absolutely have early voting on their campus polling locations. Vote by mail is another good way to vote early (and it raises voter participation rates quite a lot, especially among infrequent voters, which people in this age range tend to be)
"Florida lost an estimated $385 million a year in economic impact, spent millions on court and prison costs, had 3,500 more offenders return to prison, and lost the opportunity to create about 3,800 new jobs." ...