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Voting & Elections 11.10.2018

Common Cause & League of Women Voters Call for Gov. Scott to Recuse Himself from Florida Recount

Today, Common Cause Florida and the League of Women Voters of Florida called on Gov. Rick Scott to immediately remove himself from any role in the recount of the 2018 Florida General Election.  The letter urges Gov. Scott to recognize the clear conflict of interest in overseeing the recount of his own race for the U.S. Senate and recuse himself from any related role or warns that the groups will be forced to immediately seek a formal emergency remedy from the courts.

Voting & Elections 09.15.2017

Common Cause Florida, State Voices Florida, League of Women Voters Florida and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Call on Florida’s Governor, Rick Scott, to Postpone Elections this Month Due to Devastating Impact of Hurricane Irma upon Florida Voters

Today, Common Cause Florida, State Voices Florida, the League of Women Voters Florida and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, appeal to Florida’s Governor, Rick Scott, to postpone municipal and statehouse elections scheduled in the coming weeks due to the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma on the State of Florida and Florida voters.

Voting & Elections 10.28.2014

Florida Making Progress In Fixing Problems That Led To 2012 Voting Experience Woes

The 60 day regular session begins on March 3rd. Common Cause is already crafting key bills to provide for on line voter registration, improve campaign finance disclosure and make the Public Service Commission more accountable to ratepayers and less a tool for the regulated utilities.

Voting & Elections 10.26.2014

Report Finds Florida Voting Laws Still Need Improvement 16 Years After Bush v. Gore

Sixteen years after the Bush v. Gore vote counting debacle embarrassed the state and threatened to derail the nation's transfer of power, Florida's voting laws are stronger but remain in significant need of reform, Common Cause says in a report released today.

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