Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) announced a series of election integrity initiatives Friday, framing them as a “blueprint for other states to follow.” The announcement comes as GOP officials nationwide begin to seek election integrity solutions ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.
While establishment politicians overwhelmingly seek to resume “business as usual,” the GOP base, which continues to support former President Trump, has not forgotten about the highly contested 2020 presidential election and its election integrity concerns. The GOP is launching a push to fuel election integrity solutions in statehouses across the country, and the RNC is creating an “election transparency committee.” Officials are seeking viable solutions, and DeSantis is the first major player to address this post-election.
DeSantis listed several reforms for the state of Florida, paving the way for other states to follow suit. The reforms include initiatives to ensure ballot integrity, addressing the use of ballot drop