Entity: Florida Department of State

News Roundup: Transparency and Oversight Are More Important Than Ever

March 27, 2020
During ordinary times, government transparency maintains a functioning democracy. But during the coronavirus outbreak, it can also save lives.

PRR to Florida DOS Seeking Communications with Florida First Inc. and America First Action

March 24, 2020
PRR to the Florida Department of State seeking communications between Florida officials and employees of Florida First, Inc. and America First Action. A canvasser for Florida First Inc. was recently arrested for submitting false voter registration forms.

PRR to Florida Department of State Seeking Communications with Public Interest Legal Foundation and the Honest Elections Project

March 23, 2020
Public records request to Florida’s Department of State seeking communications with the Public Interest Legal Foundation and the Honest Elections Project.

Floridians with Prior Felonies Need to Pay Fines Before Voting — But Documents Reveal the State Can’t Properly Track What They Owe

March 17, 2020
Most formerly incarcerated Floridians will not be able to cast their votes this Tuesday. 
(Photo: Erik Hersman)

Florida Department of State Records in Response to Request for Guidances on H.B. 281

March 2, 2020
Records from the Florida State Department in response to American Oversight's request for records reflecting guidance on H.B. 281, which concerns the restoration of voting rights for individuals with a prior felony conviction.

News Roundup: Launching Our Investigation of Trump’s Authoritarian Purges

February 28, 2020
Loyalty over truth and political advantage over public service and safety are hallmarks of authoritarianism.

News Roundup: Acquittal Isn’t the End

February 7, 2020
More questions remain. More answers are coming.

Public Records Request to Florida Department of State Seeking the Florida Voter Registration System 2020 Maintenance Schedule

February 5, 2020
Public records request to the Florida Department of State seeking the Florida Voter Registration System (FVRS) 2020 Maintenance Window Schedule as of Feb. 1, 2020.

News Roundup: Presidential War Powers and New Impeachment Documents

January 10, 2020
A lot has happened during the first week of 2020 — including the release of new Ukraine-related documents.

PRR to the Florida Department of State for Communications Regarding the Electronic Registration Information Center

January 9, 2020
Public records request to the Florida Department of State for communications among senior staff with and about the Electronic Registration Information Center.