THE DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT IN Florida
MAKE AN IMPACT FOR DEMOCRACY
Democracy starts with each of us—and together, we can make a major impact when we speak up for what’s right. We know the ultimate power in a democracy is the people. We are powerful, fearless, ordinary Americans working together to build a democracy that works for us all.
Take action! Join in the democracy work of the organizations below:
- ACLU of Florida
- All Voting is Local – Florida
- Common Cause Florida
- Engage Miami
- Florida Public Interest Research Group
- Florida RRC
- League of Women Voters of Florida
- NAACP Florida
- New Florida Majority
- Organize Florida
LEARN MORE ABOUT NEW VOTING AND ELECTION BILLS IN FLORIDA
An online database created by the Brennan Center has all the most recent information on restrictive and expansive voting bills that are being proposed or have passed in your state. Make sure to stay up-to-date!
VISIT A ‘ONE-STOP-SHOP’ FOR ELECTION INFO: VOTE411.ORG FOR FLORIDA
VOTE411 is a “one-stop-shop” for election information created by League of Women Voters. Get your Personalized Voting Information to find your polling place, see what’s on your ballot, check your voter registration, learn ID requirements, and much more!
VOLUNTEER AT THE POLLS IN FLORIDA
An online portal developed by the Fair Elections Center to share state by state information on poll worker requirements and applications for each state.
LEARN WHERE THE POLITICAL MONEY COMES FROM IN FLORIDA
A searchable database by Open Secrets with profiles showing you who’s making the big political contributions in your state, as well as where the money’s coming from.
LEARN HOW DEMOCRACY REFORMS BECOME LAW IN FLORIDA
Twenty-six states, including Florida & DC allow citizen-led ballot initiatives and have a process for citizens to get measures on the ballot to be voted on to become law. This means that a group of citizens may place a measure on the ballot through gathering signatures, and, in some states, getting legislative approval once the set number of signatures is reached. LEARN MORE!
Florida DEMOCRACY REFORM AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL IS POSSIBLE TOO!
Learn more about the Freedom to Vote Act.
Protect the Freedom to Vote in Florida!
Tell Gov. DeSantis that Floridians deserve the freedom to vote. Add your name NOW to demand he adopts pro-voter policies that ensure all eligible voters can cast and cure a valid mail ballot. Make your vote count!
VOLUNTEER WITH THE FLORIDA RIGHTS RESTORATION COALITION!
The Florida Rights Restoration Coalition works with formerly incarcerated Floridians to aid re-entry, fight for criminal justice reform, and help eligible people with convictions register to vote and regain their constitutional rights. Sign up to join their movement!
LWV of Florida Analysis Shows Florida Senate’s Proposed Redistricting Maps Underrepresent Minorities
The League of Women Voters of Florida believes the Florida Senate’s proposed plans for Florida’s new congressional and state Senate districts violate the U.S. Constitution, the Voting Rights Act and Florida’s Constitution because the new district maps don’t adequately reflect the growth of minorities in the state since the 2010 Census and they unfairly favor one party over another.
ACLU OF FLORIDA STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF JOINT RESOLUTION THAT PREVENTS CITIZENS FROM PARTICIPATING IN DEMOCRACY
The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee today voted to pass Senate Joint Resolution 1412, which would obstruct the right of citizens to participate directly in democracy through the ballot initiative process.