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Voting & Elections 03.31.2022

Florida Voters Win Case Challenging Suppressive Voting Law as Judge Rules S.B. 90 Violates Voting Rights Act and U.S. Constitution

As the court found today, for the past 20 years, ‘Florida has repeatedly sought to make voting tougher for Black voters’ as the Legislature worked to pick and choose the voters they want to participate in our government

Voting & Elections 03.29.2022

Voting Rights Groups Urge Florida Gov. DeSantis to Veto Latest Anti-Voter Legislation

Common Cause Florida and other voting rights groups today urged Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto Senate Bill 524, which would have widespread consequences on elections in the state.

Voting & Elections 02.23.2022

Senate Appropriations Committee to consider “Anti-Voter Freedom Act”

Our ‘government by the people’ is stronger and more representative when more people vote. SB 524 flies in the face of that ideal. The Appropriations Committee should stop this steamroller in its tracks and defeat this bill.  

Voting & Elections 05.6.2021

LDF Files Lawsuit Against the State of Florida Over Suppressive Voting Law

“Every voter in America has the right to have their voice heard, by casting and having their ballot counted — that’s how our government ‘by the people’ is supposed to work. Florida voters should have the freedom to cast their ballots in the same ways they have voted in past election cycles.”

Voting & Elections 05.5.2021

Grassroots Groups Urge Gov. DeSantis to Veto Anti-Voter Bill

"We are particularly concerned that SB 90, by design, seeks to silence voters’ voices based on what they look like or where they come from," the organizations said.

Voting & Elections 04.28.2021

Florida House Passes Anti-Voter Bill

Hundreds of Common Cause Florida members have contacted their elected officials to oppose these changes in voting access. But SB 90 is moving fast, being pushed through the legislative process during a session that has been notable for its lack of transparency and difficulty of public participation.

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