“Resign to run” change not included in proposed Senate election law bill

Despite widespread media speculation that it would include a “resign to run” provision aimed at boosting a DeSantis presidential bid, a Senate elections bill contained no such provision. Insted, the bill would tighten rules for voter-registration groups and ease campaign-finance reporting requirements for candidates and political committees. Republicans have called for changes to prevent potential fraud and irregularities, while Democrats accuse Republicans of trying to make it harder to cast ballots. Despite similar restrictions passed in recent years, Florida voter participation has showed no signs of slowing down. TALL

AHASSEE — In the latest effort to revamp elections laws, the Florida

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