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Supporting Voting Rights for all Citizens and Expanding Voter Participation

Title: Supporting Voting Rights for all Citizens and Expanding Voter Participation

Summary:

The Florida Democratic Party believes that voting is a sacred and fundamental right that must be protected. Maximizing voter participation is a Democratic core principle and we support policies that expand voter participation.

WHEREAS, the Florida Democratic Party believes voting is a right and a responsibility of every American. The Democratic Party is the party of inclusion, founded on the promise of an expanded democracy where voting is a sacred and fundamental right that must be protected and where maximizing voter participation is a core principle;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Florida Democratic Party upholds the fundamental principle that each person should have one vote regardless of where they live, how much money they make, their race, or any other demographic status.

BE IT ALSO RESOLVED, the Florida Democratic Party supports policies that expand voting rights for Americans and make voting easier, including automatic voter registration at age 18, online voter registration, a national voting holiday and protections from gerrymandering.