Court: Florida Can't Bar Felons From Voting Over Fines, FeesA federal appeals court has ruled that Florida cannot bar felons who served their time from registering to vote because they have failed to pay all fines and fees stemming from their cases.
Singer John Legend Goes To Miami-Dade Court Supporting Ex-Felons Getting Their Voting Rights RestoredSinger John Legend was on hand Friday in a Miami-Dade courtroom to help celebrate the restoration of voting rights for formerly incarcerated individuals in Florida.
Federal Judge Hearing Case Tied To Felon Voting Rights In FloridaA federal judge in Tallahassee is now hearing a case tied to felon voting rights in Florida.
Miami-Dade County, State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle Pushing To Help Restore Felons Voting RightsMiami-Dade has a plan to help felons restore their right to vote, even if they owe restitution or other fees.
Governor DeSantis To Sign Bill Making It More Difficult For Ex-Felons To VoteGovernor Ron DeSantis said he will sign a bill that would require ex-felons in the state, who were granted the right to vote in a referendum last fall, to pay all financial obligations before they can cast a vote.
Bill That Would Require Ex-Felons To Pay Fees Before Voting To Governor's DeskThe bill now heads to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis' desk, and he has 15 days to decide whether to sign the bill, let it become law, or issue a veto.
Felons’ Voting Fight Heads To Florida House FloorBackers of a constitutional amendment that restores the right to vote for felons continued to wrangle Tuesday with state lawmakers over legislation aimed at carrying out the measure.
Florida Senate Makes Changes Amid Felons’ Voting DebateEveryone agrees a constitutional amendment that appeared on the November ballot was designed to automatically restore the right to vote for some of Florida’s convicted felons.
Restitution A Key Issue In Debate Over Amendment 4 Restoring Felons’ Voting RightsKaren Leicht spent nearly three years in federal prison and three months on probation after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit insurance fraud in 2010.
Meaning Of ‘Murder’ Key In Felons’ Voting RightsA key Senate panel on Tuesday began grappling with how to carry out a constitutional amendment that “automatically” restores the right to vote to felons who’ve completed their sentences.
Florida Felons Get Voting Rights RestoredMore than 1 million Floridians with felony convictions get back their right to vote Tuesday.
Elections Supervisors Seek Answers On Amendment 4Florida officials don’t have a plan for how to carry out a constitutional amendment that restores the right to vote to more than a million Floridians convicted of felonies.
Florida Restores Voting Rights To 1.4 Million CitizensMore than 64 percent of Florida voters voted in favor of Amendment 4 in Tuesday's general election restoring voting rights to 1.5 million citizens.
Rev. Al Sharpton In Miami Gardens Encouraging People To VoteIt’s the last day of early voting in South Florida and some big names are coming out to get voters to the polls.
Facing South Florida: Discussing Amendment 4 With Desmond MeadeThere are several amendments on this year’s ballot, and one drawing a lot of attention is Amendment 4.