Election legislation roundup: Florida House of Representatives

As of March 12, Ballotpedia has tracked 12 election-related bills in the Florida House of Representatives since the beginning of the year. Of the 12, Ballotpedia tracked four from March 6-12. Democrats sponsored three, while Republicans sponsored one. The four bills are:   

  • FL H1507: Voting Rights, Rep. Angela Nixon (D). 
  • FL H1565: Town of Fort White, Columbia County, Rep. Robert Brannan (R).
  • FL H1325: Broward County, Rep. Dan Daley (D). 
  • FL H1469: Elections, Rep. Dotie Joseph (D). 

During the week of March 6-12, Ballotpedia tracked 45 House election-related bills nationally. As of March 12, Ballotpedia has tracked 990 House bills nationally. Ballotpedia tracked the most House bills this year in the New York State Assembly with 135, while Ballotpedia tracked the fewest House bills in Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania with zero.

As of March 12, Ballotpedia has tracked 557 House bills in Democratic trifectas and 335 House bills in Republican trifectas. A trifecta is when one political party holds the governorship and majorities in both chambers of the state legislature. Ballotpedia has tracked 98 House bills in states where neither party holds trifecta control. 

The Florida House is scheduled to be in session from March 7 to May 5 this year. In 2022, Ballotpedia tracked 13 House bills related to election administration. Zero of these bills passed both chambers. Florida is a Republican trifecta.

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