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Legislative Getting Started

BECOMING AN INFORMED VOTER

Nobody said everything is life would be easy and becoming an informed voter does take a little effort on your part. ABATE of Florida, Inc. will supply you with a lot of information about which candidates support motorcycle friendly legislation but ultimately you will be the one to decide how to cast your vote.

For purposes of clarity we will be breaking this section down to various levels, Federal, State and Local. We will include links to documents and websites where you can find more information concerning candidates and issues.  

Please refer to the Glossary if there are any terms that are unclear

  • FEDERAL
    This section will refer to candidates that are running or serving in the US Congress, Washington DC.  There are 25 US Congressmen in Florida.
    There will be Federal News link on the homepage that will provide more in-depth information on current Federal issues.
    A BRIEF OVERVIEW
  • STATE
    This section will refer to candidates that are running or serving in Tallahassee. There are 40 State Senators and 120 State Representatives in Florida. There will be State News link on the homepage that will provide more in-depth information on current State issues.
    A BRIEF OVERVIEW
  • LOCAL
    This website will only give a general overview of the local candidates running or serving in the various counties and cities throughout the state. Please contact the local Chapter Legislative Trustees for more in-depth information.
    A BRIEF OVERVIEW
  • GATHERING INFORMATION ON THE CANDIDATE
    • WHO IS RUNNING FOR OFFICE?
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      • INFORMATION FROM ABATE OF FLORIDA, INC.