The following resources are available for your distribution or review prior to the November 4 General Election:
Candidate Questionnaire Project (CQP)
Candidate response summaries by diocese for use as bulletin inserts are available in English and Spanish at: http://www.flaccb.org/CQP/2014/index.html. All candidates responses, including optional comments on each question, can also be viewed online at: http://www.flaccb.org/CQP/2014/candidates.html
Bishops of Florida Voting Statement
A statement encouraging Catholic faithful to form their consciences and vote in the upcoming election has been approved for distribution in parishes and is posted online in English and Spanish. The statements are also attached here.
Amendment 2 – Concerns Require a Closer Look
A position paper approved by the bishops for distribution in parishes cites concerns of the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops regarding a constitutional amendment to allow the medical use of marijuana. The document is available online in English and Spanish. They are also attached here.
Reminder: Some counties will offer voting as early as October 20. Specific dates, times and locations for early voting in each county can be found at: http://election.dos.state.fl.us/pdf/Early-Voting-2014-General-Final-English.pdf