TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Proposed changes to Florida’s voting laws could negatively and disproportionately impact older Floridians.
Two bills in the Florida Legislature could affect how Florida’s seniors vote if they are signed into law. Those bills are House Bill 7041 and Senate Bill 90.
NURSING HOME RESIDENTS
The potential changes would prevent local supervisors of elections from delivering on election day requested ballots to nursing home or assisted living community residents. People who relied on this as a voting method would no longer have this as an option.