View motion here: League of Women Voters, ACLU, NRDC, others support Maggy Hurchalla

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “A motion was filed today with the Fourth District Court of Appeal for leave to file a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Maggy Hurchalla in the Lake Point case by … Click here to read more

Federal judge blocks Florida’s voter drive rules: ‘harsh and impractical’

The New York Times reports that the restrictions on voter registration groups were part of a broader election law passed by the Florida Legislature last year that also shortened the period for early voting, among other things. Critics of the law, including groups representing minorities, viewed it as an attempt to suppress voter registration and turnout, particularly among Democratic voters. … Click here to read more