About

Floridians for a Sensible Voting Rights Policy, Inc., is a not for profit, tax exempt corporation. The purpose for which the Corporation is created and maintained shall be exclusively for the promotion of social welfare and only activities which may be undertaken by an organization exempt from taxation pursuant to Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended, shall be permitted. In furtherance of such purpose, the Corporation may engage in the following activities:

  1. To gather, analyze, distribute, and disseminate data and information related to current Florida law and policy regarding voting rights in general and voting rights of felons in particular, and any proposed changes thereto;
  2. To educate and inform Floridians regarding current Florida law and policy relating to voting rights in general and voting rights of felons in particular, and any proposed changes thereto;
  3. To promote and foster full, open, honest, and informed debate among Floridians relating to current Florida law and policy relating to voting rights in general and voting rights of felons in particular, and any proposed changes thereto;
  4. To advocate for a sensible voting rights policy, and for laws and constitutional provisions that will advance and promote such a policy in Florida;
  5. To advocate against changes or proposed changes to policy, laws, and constitutional provisions that are inconsistent with or detrimental to a sensible voting rights policy;
  6. To encourage interested citizens and organizations to mobilize for the purpose of advancing a sensible voting rights policy and laws that will advance and promote such a policy in Florida;
  7. To provide a means for Floridians to cooperate, support, and advocate for a sensible voting rights policy and laws that will advance and promote such a policy in Florida;
  8. To serve as a core organization to bring together citizens, public officials, organizations, and representatives of other organizations that have goals in common with the Corporation;
  9. To conduct fundraising activities for the production of revenue adequate to carry out the purpose of the Corporation;
  10. To employ staff, consultants, attorneys, accountants, advisors, and other persons to ensure that all applicable legal and regulatory requirements are abided and the Corporation’s goals are achieved;
  11. To disseminate to the public, civic and governmental organizations, non-profit organizations, and business entities information relating to the Corporation and the purpose of the Corporation;
  12. To register and function as a ballot initiative political committee pursuant to Chapter 106, Florida Statutes, or the corresponding provisions of any later adopted statutes, in furtherance of the Corporation’s goals and purpose;
  13. To exercise any and all powers permitted to be exercised by a corporation not for profit under Florida law;
  14. To carry out or conduct any and all other related activities permitted to be carried out or conducted by an organization exempt from taxation pursuant to Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended.

In furtherance of this mission, Floridians for a Sensible Voting Rights Policy, Inc., will endeavor to educate and inform Florida voters about issues relating to voting law and policy. We will not campaign for or against any candidate for elected or appointed local, state, or federal office, or any candidate for office in any political party.