New lawsuit filed challenging HB1355 voter registration provisions

The League of Women Voters of Florida, the Florida Public Interest Research Group, and Rock the Vote have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the State’s changes to the State’s voter registration process through HB1355.  The section specifically challenged is Section 4 of the bill (Laws of Florida, 2011-40 – see page 9 of this PDF).  They allege violations of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  News stories on the suit are online at the Palm Beach Post, TBO, and the Miami Herald.