Civil Rights Groups Sue Florida After DeSantis Signs Voter Suppression Bill

block new restrictive voting measures immediately after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed them into law
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Florida-based civil rights groups sued state and local election officials Thursday to block new restrictive voting measures immediately after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed them into law, arguing the new requirements will disenfranchise voters including voters of color, seniors and younger voters.

DeSantis signed SB 90 into law Thursday morning, which imposes new restrictions on mail-in voting and ballot drop boxes in the state in the name of “election integrity” despite officials acknowledging their elections in November ran smoothly and were without widespread fraud.

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