Public Policy & Advocacy



The FSASE legislative committee examines any legislation and legal activity that affects the duties of the Supervisor of Elections. FSASE may promote or seek to defeat legislation, and take any steps necessary to ensure that the election laws passed are beneficial and constructive to the voting process.

2018 FSASE Legislative Priorities

Advocacy Letters     Legal Updates     Archives


Advocacy Letters

Letters from FSASE on advocacy issues

FSASE Position on Voter's Information Privacy (July 14, 2017)

Letter in Support of ERIC (July 10, 2017)

Letter to the Florida Constitution Revision Commission (May 17, 2017)

News Release: FSASE Reaffirm Security of Voting Systems (August 8, 2016)

Open Letter to Florida Voters (August 8, 2016)

Letter to Jennifer L. Carrier regarding Voter Participation Center (VPC) mailings (June 15, 2016)

Letter to Director Matthews regarding Military and Overseas Voting Assistance Task Force Appointments (June 7, 2016)

Letter to Secretary Detzner regarding DHSMV issues (March 24, 2016)

Letter to Jennifer Carrier regarding VPC mailing (January 22, 2016)

Letter to Senator Bean regarding SJR 1424 (January 19, 2016)

Letter to Voter Participation Center (VPC) regarding mailings (October 5, 2015)

Letter to Secretary Detzner regarding timelines and voting equipment (September 15, 2015)

Letter to Governor Scott regarding expediting SOE appointments (August 12, 2015)

Letter to Senator Galvano and Representative Oliva regarding redistricting (August 11, 2015)

Letter to Secretary Detzner regarding FVRS (July 24, 2015)

FVRS State of Florida Auditor General Information Technology Operational Audit (July 2015)

Governor Rick Scott Signs OVR Legislation (May 15, 2015)

Presidential Commission on Election Administration presentation regarding voter registration modernization (May 2015)

Letter from Secretary Detzner regarding update of FVRS (May 6, 2015)

Letter to Governor Scott regarding OVRS (April 29, 2015)

Letter to Senator Richter regarding OVRS (April 20, 2015)

FSASE Supports CS/CS/SB 228 (April)

Letter to Governor Scott regarding OVRS (April 16, 2015) 

Letter to Secretary Detzner regarding FVRS (February 26, 2015) 

Department of State FVRS Update Timeline 

Letter to Secretary Detzner regarding Online Voter Registration (January 5, 2015) 

Position Paper regarding Online Voter Registration (September 2014)

Letter to Secretary Detzner regarding "Non-Compliant" Supervisors (June 3, 2013) 

Letter to Secretary Detzner regarding 2012-2013 HAVA Memorandum of Agreement (May 15, 2013)

Letter to Senator Latvala regarding SB 600 Amendments (April 15, 2013)

Letter to Secretary Detzner regarding Non-Citizen Voters (July 18, 2012)

Letter to Governor Scott on Supervisor of Elections Rankings (April 25, 2012)

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Legal Updates

Memos regarding legislative/legal activity from Ronald Labasky, Esquire, FSASE General Counsel

October 10, 2012: Voter Challenges
Related: Email Letter from Maria Matthews

October 4, 2012: Karla Vanessa Arcia v. Florida Secretary of State; Mi Familia, et al. v. Detzner

September 27, 2012: Recent Potential Felon Communication
Related: Ltr - Vicki Davis to Secretary Detzner  Hillsborough County/Potential DOC Felons-Registered Voters

August 17, 2012: State of Florida v. United States of America, et al. / Preclearance

July 31, 2012: U.S. Justice Department Subpoenas; Joyner, et al. v. Secretary of State of Florida; Corrine Brown, et al. v. Ken Detzner and Jerry Holland

July 18, 2012: Voter Rolls / Non-Citizens / SAVE Database

July 11, 2012: Department of State Non-Citizen List

July 3, 2012: Petition to Determine the Validity of Existing Rules Petition

June 29, 2012: U.S.A. v. State of Florida Court Order

June 27, 2012: U.S.A. v. State of Florida

June 19, 2012: U.S.A. v. State of Florida

June 15, 2012: United States of America v. State of Florida, et al.; Florida Dept. of State v. United States Dept. of Homeland Security, et al.

June 1, 2012: Non-Citizen Voters; League of Women Voters of Florida v. Browning, et al.

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