FL GOP Wants Law To Let DeSantis Remain Guv If He Runs In 2024

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 18: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks to guests at the Republican Jewish Coalition Annual Leadership Meeting on November 19, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The meeting comes on the heels of former President Donald Trump becoming the first candidate to declare his intention to seek the GOP nomination in the 2024 presidential race. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Current Florida law requires state lawmakers to resign their positions before running for another political office.
  • 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.
  • While DeSantis has yet to announce his candidacy for president, multiple recent polls have placed him ahead of former President Donald Trump, 76.

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