Florida governor signs voting restriction law Democrats say the measures are voter suppression but Republicans say they protect election integrity. Texas lawmakers open House floor debate on Republican-backed voting limitsThe Texas House of Representatives opened floor debate on Thursday on a Republican-backed bill barring election officials from sending voters unsolicited mail-in ballot applications and giving partisan poll watchers more access to voting sites. With Florida Bill, Republicans Continue Unrelenting Push to Restrict VotingRepublican lawmakers are marching ahead to overhaul voting systems in states where they control the government, frustrating Democrats and even some G.O.P. election officials. Next up: Texas. What’s in Florida’s New Voting Law?Voting rights groups filed lawsuits shortly after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation reducing voting access in the battleground state. Critics said the law will disproportionately affect people of color. Florida and Texas Join the March as Republicans Press Voting LimitsThe efforts in two critical battleground states with booming populations and 70 Electoral College votes between them represent the apex of the Republican effort to roll back access to voting. Republicans continue their nationwide campaign to restrict votingRepublicans in key states intensified their push to roll back access to the ballot this week -- with the GOP-led Texas House passing new voting limits Friday, a day after Florida's Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law an array of new restrictions Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs election restriction billFlorida Gov. DeSantis signs restrictive Florida voting law at event exclusive to Fox NewsOpponents say the law will make it more difficult to vote in the state.