Naples, Florida— Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 90 into law, legislation that includes several commonsense election integrity measures to improve transparency and restore trust in the democratic process. Senate Bill 90 enforces voter ID, prevents ballot harvesting, secures drop boxes, and helps ensure that voter rolls are up to date and accurate for each election.
The bill also prohibits state and local election officials from accepting private, third-party funding in future elections. This is a greatly needed standard after it was revealed that much of the $16 million in COVID-19 Response Grant money (ie Zuckerbucks) funneled into Florida by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative through the left-leaning Center for Tech and Civic Life non-profit was used for get-out-to-vote efforts and other expenses unrelated to the pandemic.
The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) thanks Governor DeSantis for signing this necessary bill that aligns with the priorities of our organization and millions of Americans.
“By signing Senate Bill 90, Governor DeSantis is taking a stand for all Americans. Future elections will determine the success of our country, and this bill ensures that Florida elections will remain fair and transparent,” said Tarren Bragdon, CEO of FGA. “States should look to Florida as a leader in election reforms that protects the voice of every voter by making it easy to vote and hard to cheat.”
Governor DeSantis and the Florida legislature are taking steps to ensure that future elections are protected by commonsense reforms to better the democratic process for Floridians and all Americans.
The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) is a non-profit, multi-state think tank that specializes in health care, welfare, work, and election reform. To learn more, visit TheFGA.org.