LEE COUNTY, Fla.- We might not see a large, citizen-driven voter registration drives in Florida, this choosing year. That’s since of new and tough laws ruling a registration of voters. Some rebuke a new laws.
“What a shame! To daunt voting in America, that is not right. Our forefathers fought for a right to vote, women fought for a right to vote, now they wish to make it harder to vote? we say, no! Vote, vote, vote,” pronounced Laura Hostetler of Lee County.
The new law says if we register someone to vote, we contingency spin in a focus to a internal elections bureau within 48 hours, dual days. The law used to be 10 days. And a state has a energy to levy fines of $50 on you, for each focus that is late.
“It does seem like a brief time to spin around a paperwork, though we are revelation groups: only palm out a applications and tell a people to spin them in separately. That does not violate a new law,” pronounced Sharon Harrington, Lee County administrator of elections.
The groups, League of Women Voters, and Rock a Vote, are discontinuing their large registration drives in Florida, since of fears of violating a new laws. Rock The Vote confirms it has dangling all proffer voter registration efforts in Florida, since of a new law.
FGCU beginner Jillian Gutierrez told WINK, “I don’t like a sound of it. we am upset. we consider maybe a politicians are fearful that immature people will opinion liberal. But we know we am conservative, and we trust we should register some-more people, not make it tough to register.”