Cierra Taylor of the Dream Defenders, left, Elder Terry Price of Tallahassee Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, and Phelicia Stiell, at the podium, contend Thursday that election reform needs more work. Photo by James Call.
A coalition of groups representing ministers, seniors, students and civil rights activists say reform bills gaining traction in the Legislature do not go far enough. Representatives of the National Congress of Black Women, Tallahassee Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, Florida Coalition for Black Participation and Florida Alliance for Retired Americans gathered Thursday across the street from the state Capitol, in front of the Leon County Supervisor of Elections office, and called on lawmakers to reinstitute early voting on the Sunday before elections.
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