Lawsuits swamp Florida's new elections law signed by Gov. DeSantis

Jeffrey Schemers

Tallahassee Democrat (subscription required)

May 6, 2021

And Domingo Garcia, National President of LULAC, said they've decided to sue the state and ask for a Department of Justice review for violation of civil and criminal laws.

"These changes are deliberately designed to affect mostly people of color and are being enacted at the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis," he said in a release.

LULAC is also suing over the constitutionality of the so-called "anti-riot" bill signed into law by DeSantis in April.

Florida LULAC Voting Rights