We’re ready and eager to vote, but we can’t because we’re NPAs | Opinion

We both pre-registered to vote recently. Our party? No party. We pre-registered as NPAs — no party affiliation — following in the footsteps of 3.7 million of other Floridians. As NPAs, we won’t be tied to any party. In short, we are not satisfied with either the Democratic and Republican parties and how they run… Read more »

All Voters Vote, the amendment that united the parties when no issue could

In recent years, few issues have managed to unite Florida’s political parties. Not guns or budgets. Not even a pandemic. This year, however, both parties have united to shoot down an amendment that would fundamentally change the political landscape in Florida. In their crosshairs is Amendment Three. The amendment would allow registered voters in 2024,… Read more »

Want to vote in hot race to replace Aramis Ayala? Too bad. Closed primaries mean most of your can’t. | Commentary

State Attorney Aramis Ayala has been one of the most-watched, most criticized and most audacious politicians in Florida. Because of her opposition to the death penalty, she has been both hailed and scorned, and she ultimately decided to leave office after one term. Now, to replace her, we’re about to witness one of the most… Read more »

Florida Supreme Court Clears Open Primary Constitutional Amendment for November Ballot

Florida voters could be asked to open the state’s primaries to everyone, regardless of party affiliation. The Florida Supreme Court has approved the “All Voters Vote” amendment for the November ballot, over the united objection of the Republican and Democratic parties.  Republicans and Democrats don’t agree on much these days, but the two state parties are… Read more »

American politics is broken, but here’s why you shouldn’t give up on the system just yet | Opinion

It would be easy to quit. It’s tempting to turn off the news, stop listening to toxic taunts from the high pulpits of politics, stop voting in a political system hijacked by extremists, stop trusting politicians in both parties who refuse to address existential threats such as climate change and unaffordable health care. California is burning. Tensions with Iran are… Read more »