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Kathy Castor, Gus Bilirakis Team Up to Eliminate Zombie Campaigns

Castor brought out the “Honest Elections and Campaign, No Gain Act” (HEC NO) on Thursday. The bill will force “former lawmakers and others no longer seeking office to close their campaign accounts within two years, instead of living on as zombie campaigns.” Bilirakis and U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., are co-sponsoring the proposal.
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Janie Mackenzie: HR 1: Fight For Your Right–to Vote?

According to the Brennan Center for Justice, thus far in 2021, “35 states have introduced, prefiled, or carried over 406 bills to expand voting access (dwarfing the 188 expansive bills that were filed in twenty-nine states as of February 3, 2020). Notably 93 such bills were introduced in New York and New Jersey.”
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Florida Delegation Splits on Party Lines Over House Democrats’ Election Reform Bill

The bill would drastically change American election laws, including restoring voting rights to felons, loosening voter ID laws and having all states automatically register voters.
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DCCC, NRCC Already Getting Ready for Florida Races in 2020

While the presidential election will be getting most of the political spotlight in Florida, both parties are continuing to gear up for congressional races as Democrats look to protect and expand their new majority in the U.S. House while the GOP looks to win it back. 
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