League of Women Voters

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    Civic Groups Renew Call for Restoration of Felon Voting Rights

    Civil and voting rights groups hosting a panel discussion in Lantana this weekend hope it will kick off a renewed discussion of Florida's restriction of felons' voting rights. An additional penalty on citizens who have otherwise paid their debt to society, the restriction has left one in ten voting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Amendment 6 Gets Voted Down; Women's Reproductive Privacy Is Protected

    The GOPers in the Florida Legislature put Amendment 6 on the ballot this year and were roundly told to eat a crap sandwich by Florida voters. Basically, voting YES on the amendment would have prohibited public funds for abortions, drastically limiting access to safe abortion care as well as limiti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Rick Scott Denies Request to Extend Early Voting by One Day

    During the 2008 elections, early voting lines went long. So then-Gov. Charlie Christ extended early voting, allowing more people the chance to vote. That was pretty much when the Republicans started to hate him because a lot of them blamed Obama winning Florida on that move. Because everyone being a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Integrity Florida Is Working to Make Sure State Leaders Make Good On Promises on Ethics Reform

    Back in March, the non-profit watchdog group Integrity Florida put out a study that said Florida was number one in terms of being the most corrupt state in the U.S. Their study found that a whopping 1,762 of Florida's public officials have been convicted of public corruption since 1976. From 2000 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Florida: First in Our Hearts, First in Public Corruption Convictions

    People have a lot of opinions about our quaint little corner of the country, but there's one thing that's above dispute: Florida never defies expectations.So when you hear that a report was released yesterday laying out state-level statistics about public corruption, which state would you expect to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Allen West Turns Black History Month Into Attack on Democrats

    ‚ÄčLast Wednesday, Congressman Allen West took to the House floor to commemorate Black History Month. As the first black congressman from Florida since Reconstruction, he was in a unique position to do so. West had hundreds of years of history he could have talked about, including 51 years of his ow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Florida Republicans Crack Down On Voting

    Nothing but trouble.‚ÄčThe Florida House passed a highly controversial overhaul of election laws on Thursday, which critics say would grossly undermine the fabric of democracy and help ensure a Republican victory in the 2012 election.Supporters of the legislation say that the changes would prevent v ... More >>

  • News

    October 28, 2004

    Third Man

    Fort Lauderdale's John B. Anderson ran for president in 1980 and paved the way for spoiler candidates

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    May 20, 2004
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    October 24, 2002