New Florida bill could limit access to vote by mail

A senator in Florida is pushing a bill that would make it more difficult to vote by mail.

Currently, people who want to vote by mail in the state of Florida simply register to vote and request a mail-in ballot.

However, Senate Bill 1752, filed by state Sen. Blaise Ingolia, would change that system with one word: eligibility.

It’s a move that Ramon Perez, the executive director of the nonprofit organization Digital Democracy Project, believes would limit access to voting.

“Making that a consistent process, having to justify why you need an absentee ballot. I think that makes it harder for people to vote,” he said.

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