Bills moving through the Florida Legislature could make the voting process difficult for some Florida voters, including college students.
Currently, many students who move to a new county for college can change their addresses at the polls if they want to vote in the county in which they live and go to school.
If a version of the bills in the House and Senate is passed, voters who did not change their addresses in advance would have to cast a provisional ballot — which indicates that there are questions about the voter’s eligibility. Supporters say changes will cut down on voter fraud.
But opponents of the bills, including Escambia County Elections Supervisor David Stafford, say the changes will make the process inconvenient for voters.
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