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Florida Voter Registration

It Might Get Easier For Florida Residents To Vote. Here's Why.

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed a bill into law Friday authorizing online voter registration in the Sunshine State. In a letter addressed to Flo...

Glitch in Florida's Voter Registration System Can Disenfranchise Absentee Voters

Daniel A. Smith | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics
Daniel A. Smith

It's impossible to know how many legally registered voters in Florida will be affected by this Catch-22 in the upcoming November 2012 election. However, we know that what we have described here actually happened in the August 2012 primary.

GOP Group Filed Dead Woman's Voter Registration Form

Sun Sentinel | Andy Reid and Barbara Hijek | Posted 12.19.2012 | Miami

Dead people aren't supposed to vote -- not even in Florida. Eugenia Huguenin says breast cancer killed her daughter long before a voter registration ...

On the Front Line for Obama: My Adventures Registering Voters in Florida

Charles Alexander | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Charles Alexander

As an Obama supporter living in Brooklyn, I sometimes feel useless. Even with Romney's recent surge, surely the President has New York in bag. Fortunately, my wife and I have a second home in Sarasota, Fla. That's where the action is.

GOP-Linked Firm's Fraud Puts Thousands Of Voters At Risk

Miami Herald | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE -- The obviously fraudulent applications filed by a vendor hired by the Republican Party of Florida have gained wide attention in a case t...

More Sketchy Details About GOP Voter Registration Group Uncovered

Miami Herald | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE -- Nathan Sproul was hardly unknown when his firm, Strategic Allied Consulting, was hired over the summer to register voters for the Repub...

Hurdles to Voter Registration Limit Democracy

Camille Crittenden | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Camille Crittenden

The U.S. has one of the lowest rates of voter registration among modern democracies. In honor of National Voter Registration Day, encourage eligible voters in your social network to register.

Mad Dash For Florida

Reuters | Posted 11.16.2012 | Miami

* Florida law that limited registration was struck down * Civic groups scramble to beat deadline for Nov. 6 election * A...

Judge Smacks Down Rick Scott Voter Registration Restrictions

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

A federal judge on Wednesday said he was prepared to grant a permanent injunction that would block controversial restrictions on voter registration gr...

Fight Back Against Voter Suppression!

National Council of La Raza | Posted 10.05.2012 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Florida is one of a number of states that have implemented some major changes to its voting laws. The changes have an especially big impact on Latinos...

Will State Legislatures Ever Learn

Diana Kasdan | Posted 08.01.2012 | Miami
Diana Kasdan

Yesterday's ruling is good news for Floridians. But Florida is not alone in its efforts to impose onerous regulations on those exercising their First Amendment rights of free speech by engaging in this staple of civic participation.

Justice Department To Florida: Stop Voter Purge

Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

The Department of Justice demanded that Florida stop purging its voter rolls, Talking Points Memo reported Thursday. In a letter sent to Florida Se...

Back to School, Back to the Ballot Box

Blaire Yancy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blaire Yancy

This fall, college move-in checklists include twin sheets, mini fridges, posters with thumb tacks -- and a voter registration form!

The Hanging Chad of 2008 (Or The Terrible Florida Voter Typo Law)

The Brennan Center for Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Brennan Center for Justice

The Social Security Administration says that it cannot find a "match" for 46 percent of the forms that it processes. In Florida, that means voter registration ends up slightly more reliable than a coin flip.