Group Pushes For All Voters To Vote In Florida Primaries

The fastest growing segment of voters in Florida are increasingly choosing no party affiliation. These independent voters might soon have the opportunity to vote for a nonpartisan, open primary system in the 2016 election. A bipartisan group filed the All Voters Vote amendment with the Florida Division of Elections on Wednesday in the hope of garnering… Read more »

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Group Pushes For All Voters To Vote In Florida Primaries

A bipartisan group is pushing for all registered voters to be allowed to vote in Florida’s primaries. In Florida, when a candidate has opposition outside of their party, which is often the case, nonpartisan voters cannot cast a vote. A proposed amendment called “All Voters Vote” could change that. John Opdycke, president of Open Primaries, the… Read more »

Push For Open Primary Begins In Florida As NPA & Independent Voters Gain More Clout

A non-partisan organization wants to change the way Florida’s elected officials are chosen. They’re tired of partisanship and say the best way to address it is to make candidates appeal to a broader electorate. That means tapping in to the state’s nearly 2.9 million No Party Affiliated voters, who are largely locked out of state… Read more »

Group proposes amendment to open Florida’s primaries to all voters

  TALLAHASSEE — Armed with data showing that the fastest growing segment of Florida’s electorate is choosing no party affiliation, a bipartisan group of activists is pushing for a constitutional amendment to open Florida’s closed primary system to all voters. The All Voters Vote amendment will be delivered Wednesday to the Florida Division of Elections… Read more »

Fla. Supreme Court set to hear write-in candidate challenge

Grappling with legal issues that emerged during the 2014 elections, the Florida Supreme Court next week will hear arguments about residency requirements for write-in candidates. A write-in legal dispute led the Florida House in November to decide against seating former Rep. James Grant, R-Tampa, for a House seat that he appeared to have won. That led to… Read more »