FOIA Number: FL-SOS-19-0813

News Roundup: Testing, Messaging and Missed Chances

March 20, 2020
The Trump administration’s early mismanagement of the novel coronavirus outbreak has put thousands of lives in danger.

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)

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.

Florida Department of State Communications Regarding Requirements to Pay Fines Before Voting

August 16, 2019
Communications from the Florida Department of State regarding the implementation of SC 7066, which requires individuals with prior felony convictions to pay all fines, fees, and restitution before they can register to vote.

Public Records Request to Florida SOS Regarding Requirements to Pay Fines Before Voting

July 3, 2019
Public records request to the Florida Department of State regarding implementation of SB 7066, which requires individuals with prior felony convictions to pay all fines, fees, and restitution before they can register to vote.