Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said Florida had set the “gold standard” for how to run an election by doing it so well in a difficult year.
Despite that, DeSantis and the GOP-controlled legislature insisted new security measures were needed, aligning themselves with former president Donald Trump’s false claims that fraud is a widespread threat to elections.
How will these measures actually affect voting in the Sunshine State? Read on to learn more.
What to know
- What problems does the new Florida law address?
- What does the new law mean for voting by mail?
- How else could the law disproportionately affect communities of color?
- Does the law expand access in any way?
- What other states are trying to toughen their voting laws, and why are they all doing it now?