Florida Poised to Change Law to Aid DeSantis Bid

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The Republican leadership in Florida's state government is mulling a change to the state's election laws that would potentially ease Governor Ron DeSantis into his much-expected 2024 presidential run.
Florida Poised to Change Law to Aid DeSantis Bid
12 days ago·Tallahassee, United States

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Florida GOPers want law change letting DeSantis stay gov if he runs in ‘24

Florida Republicans are considering a change to the Sunshine State’s so-called “Resign to Run” law — which would let Gov. Ron DeSantis keep his current job even if he opts to run for the GOP presidential nomination in 2024. Current Florida law requires state lawmakers to resign their positions before running for another political office. ...

12 days ago·New York, United States
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Florida GOP eyes change that would ease DeSantis presidential run

The current law in Florida requires elected officials to resign if they plan to run for another office, such as president.

13 days ago·United States
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Florida to change law to help Ron DeSantis run for president: report

Republican legislative leaders in Florida are publicly committing to change state law to "smooth the way" for the state's GOP governor to run for president in 2024, Politico reported Tuesday.Gov. Ron DeSantis is reportedly considering joining the race, which already includes Florida may Donald Trump...

13 days ago·United States
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Top Florida lawmakers want to change state law so DeSantis can run for president in 2024 without resigning as governor

Under Florida law it appears that DeSantis would have to resign from his post as governor even if he lost the presidency.

13 days ago·United States
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Top Florida State Lawmaker Backs Tweak That Could Boost A DeSantis 2024 White House Bid

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis won’t have to quit his current job to pursue a promotion to the White House if the Sunshine State’s top two lawmakers get their way, according to a report.Incoming Florida House Speaker Paul Renner, a Republican, said he supports changing a state law that would require DeSantis to resign in order to run for president. DeSantis has not announced plans for a 2024 White House bid, but he is widely seen as a formidable …

13 days ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Florida House Speaker Open to Changing State Law to Pave Way for DeSantis 2024 Presidential Run

Florida’s House Speaker says he’s open to the idea of changing state law to pave the way for a 2024 presidential run by Gov. Ron DeSantis. During a Nov. 22 press conference, Florida House Speaker Paul Renner (R-Palm Coast) was asked if he would be interested in changing an existing state law that requires someone holding a state job to resign before running for federal office. Under current Florida law, someone like Ron DeSantis would have to re…

12 days ago·New York, United States
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