Is It Time for Californians to Vote in Florida and Texas?
People Need Representation Not Just Where They Live—But Also Where They Have Interests
Should Floridians get to vote in California elections? Should Californians get to cast ballots in Florida?
These questions might seem strange, but they’re not. Gov. Gavin Newsom broadcast his first re-election TV ad not in California but in Florida, appealing to Floridians to either join California’s fight against the policies of Florida Republicans, or move to California. In response, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis blasted California policies and accused Newsom of treating Californians “like peasants.”
The tussle has been dismissed as partisan trolling, and evidence of both governors’ presidential ambitions. But its import …