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 Florida Legislator Score

How often did your lawmaker vote to help Floridians?
We selected bills that help or hurt Floridians in a variety of areas: Economic Opportunity, Democracy, Protecting Florida’s animals and natural environment, and preserving Home Rule. Lawmakers get credit when they vote for a bill that helps Floridians, or against a bill that hurts Floridians.
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Artificial Intelligence Use in Political Advertising

This bill pertains to the usage of artificial intelligence (AI) in political advertising. It mandates specific requirements regarding the implementation and disclosure of generative AI, which refers to machine-based systems that emulate the structure and…

Voter Registration Applications

This bill, as enacted on April 11, 2024, specifies administrative procedures related to changes to a voter’s party affiliation. Specifically, the bill: – Prohibits an election supervisor from changing the party affiliation of a voter…

Employment

House Bill 49 and Senate Bill 1596 would take us back in time and roll back decades of child labor protections in Florida. This legislation would allow employers to schedule 16- and 17-year-olds for unlimited…

Limited English-proficient Voter Assistance

This bill, as introduced on January 5, 2024, would provide language assistance to certain limited-English speakers. Specifically, the bill would: Require a supervisor of elections or a political subdivision administering an election to provide language…

Elections

This bill, as introduced on January 9, 2024, would increase requirements for verifying identity and citizenship status during voter registration and voting, and increase requirements related to routine and on-going voter list maintenance procedures….

Restoration of Voting Rights Information on Sentencing Scoresheets

This bill, as introduced on January 9, 2024, would mandate that defendants in a criminal case receive notice prior to sentencing regarding the impact of a potential sentence on their eligibility to vote, by requiring…

Early Voting Sites

This bill, as introduced on January 9, 2024, would authorize supervisors of elections to designate additional early voting sites in areas of the county that are not within five miles of eligible early voting locations…

Notice of Restoration of Voting Rights Information on Sentencing Scoresheets

This bill, as introduced on January 9, 2024, would mandate that defendants in a criminal case receive notice prior to sentencing regarding the impact of a potential sentence on their eligibility to vote, by requiring…

Elections

Millions of Floridians—of all parties—use Vote-By-Mail to exercise their right to vote. Florida is a state that enjoys “no-excuse” mail-in voting. And election experts from across the political spectrum agree: Florida’s election system is the…

Elections

This bill, nicknamed the “Harry T. and Harriet V. Moore Florida Voting Rights Act” in honor of two slain civil rights workers, puts forth several amendments and repeals to legislation related to elections within Florida….

Requiring Broader Public Support for Constitutional Amendments or Revisions

HJR 335 would make the citizen ballot initiative process even harder than it already is by moving the bar from 60% to 66% in order to pass a state constitutional amendment at the ballot. The…

Voter Registration Applications

This bill, as amended on February 27, 2024, would specify requirements for changing party affiliation by election officials and the DMV. Specifically, the bill would: – Prohibit an election supervisor from changing the party affiliation…

Use of Artificial Intelligence in Political Advertising

This bill aims to regulate the use of artificial intelligence, particularly “generative artificial intelligence,” in political advertising in Florida. Generative AI refers to systems that can imitate and generate content based on input data. The…

Congressional Term Limits

Under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, Congress is required to hold a constitutional convention if two-thirds of state legislatures call for one. Wealthy donors, corporations, and radical far-right actors are pushing calls for an…

Balanced Federal Budget

Under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, Congress is required to hold a constitutional convention if two-thirds of state legislatures call for one. Wealthy donors, corporations, and radical far-right actors are pushing calls for an…