Gardner Beckett Civil Liberties Award

The Pinellas County American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) honored our St. Petersburg Area League with the Gardner Beckett Civil Liberties Award in recognition of the League’s heroic work on fair and equitable redistricting in Florida. The award was presented at

“Voices of Experience” commemorates VRA

The League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area, in partnership with the Florida Holocaust Museum, Pinellas County Urban League, and Pinellas Technical College, presented a community conversation on Thursday, September 24, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights

League applauds Florida Supreme Court Fair Districts Ruling

July 9 – The League of Women Voters of Florida applauded the decision of the Florida Supreme Court in its ruling today that the Florida Legislature will have to redraw eight Congressional Districts in time for the 2016 elections: Court

Governor Scott signs OVR Bill

Online Voter Registration (OVR) is now on its way to becoming reality for all Florida residents. Thanks again to our state Supervisors of Elections, who supported this bill throughout the legislative process,  and all Florida voters who contacted Governor Scott,

Contact Gov. Scott to sign OVR bill

Take Action Now! Now is the time to contact Governor Scott to support online voter registration: Phone: (850) 717-9337 Facebook: https://facebook.com/ScottForFlorida Twitter: https://twitter.com/FLGovScott Email: http://www.flgov.com/contact-gov-scott/email-the-governor/ Passed by bipartisan votes in both the Senate and House, the bill for Online Voter

Thanks to Pinellas SOE Deborah Clark

Thanks to the support of Florida Supervisors of Elections,  SB228 (Online Voter Registration) was passed by both houses of the Florida Legislature this past week.  Here in Pinellas County, Deborah Clark, our Supervisor of Elections (SOE), and 66 other SOEs from

Ask Governor Scott to allow Online Voter Registration!

Take Action Now! Now is the time to contact Governor Scott to support online voter registration: Phone: (850) 717-9337 Facebook: https://facebook.com/ScottForFlorida Twitter: https://twitter.com/FLGovScott Governor Rick Scott, however, has made clear his position on the issue, sending Secretary of State Ken

Capitol Report April10 2015

Things heat up in Week 6 Filed by: Debbie Harrison Rumberger, LWVF Governmental Consultant Overview: This week saw several of our key issues move in the right direction. We also want to congratulate the League of Women Voters of Florida

Call for Congressional Hearing on VRAA

Urge your Representative to move H.R. 3899 forward by holding a hearing in the House.  In January, a bipartisan group of Representatives put aside politics to govern. By introducing H.R. 3899, the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 (VRAA), Representatives

Voters frustrated by 11 amendments on ballot

Tallahassee, FL–In the month since the League of Women Voters of Florida launched their Voter Assistance Hotline, 1-855-FL-VOTER (1-855-358-6837), over 1000 calls have poured in, most of them from voters confused and frustrated by the 11 constitutional amendments that appear