Media Advisory: Student Leaders and Voting Rights Activists Rally to Restore Early Voting on Campuses of Jacksonville Schools
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — On Thursday, student leaders from Edward Waters University (EWU) and the University of North Florida (UNF) will hand deliver hundreds of petitions to the office of Duval County Supervisor of Elections, Mike Hogan, to demand that he restore early voting sites to their campuses and meet with them to discuss how his office plans to provide access for upcoming elections.
TALLAHASSEE— Brad Ashwell, Florida state director for All Voting Is Local, will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration, Subcommittee on Elections, during the field hearing on “Voting in America: Access to the Ballot in Florida."
TALLAHASSEE — A coalition of voting rights and LGBTQ advocacy groups today urged Florida elections officials to adopt a set of recommended practices that will allow transgender voters to feel safe while casting their votes. Transgender voters have expressed fears about being misgendered by poll workers or being denied access to the ballot because their gender expression does not match their photo identifications, among other worries like voter intimidation.
ATLANTA — All Voting is Local Georgia State Campaign Manager Lana Goitia Paz issued the following statement in response to the Georgia legislature passing Senate Bill 441, which expands the powers of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to look into election-related cases:
TALLAHASSEE — All Voting is Local Florida State Director Brad Ashwell issued the following statement in response to a federal judge’s ruling Thursday that parts of Senate Bill 90 (signed into law last year) are unconstitutional:
TALLAHASSEE — A coalition of voting rights groups today urged Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto Senate Bill 524, which would have widespread consequences on elections in the state. The Florida Legislature recently passed the bill that, among other things, would create an Office of Election Crimes and Security and raise the cap of aggregate annual fines on third-party groups that register voters to $50,000.