Federal Judge’s Ruling On Felon Voting Rights Appealed By Florida OfficialsA federal judge’s ruling that opens the way for some felons to regain their voting rights is being appealed by Florida officials.
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.
Florida Supreme Court Justices Weigh In On Felon Voting Rights AmendmentFlorida Supreme Court justices appeared convinced Wednesday that a constitutional amendment requires payment of restitution, fees and other legal costs for felons to have their voting rights restored.
Florida Supreme Court Set To Clarify Voting Rights For FelonsThe issue as to whether felons can be kept from voting if they haven't paid fines, fees and restitution will be taken up by Florida's Supreme Court.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Asks Justices To Weigh In On Florida Felons' Voting RightsGov. Ron DeSantis is seeking guidance from the Florida Supreme Court about a controversial state law requiring people convicted of felonies to repay financial obligations before they can regain the right to vote.
Florida Gov. DeSantis Asks Federal Judge To Toss Felon Voting CaseFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Secretary of State Laurel Lee are asking a federal judge to dismiss a challenge to a new law about restoring the voting rights of felons who have completed their sentences.
Florida Senate Passes Bill Mandating Felons Pay All Fees Before They Can VoteSeeking to carry out a November constitutional amendment, the Florida Senate on Thursday passed a measure that would require repayment of financial obligations before felons’ voting rights could be restored, an issue that’s been a sticking point as lawmakers grappled with one of this year’s most controversial pieces of legislation.
Florida House Passes Bill Allowing Ex-Felon Voting RightsA controversial bill on voting rights for felons is making its way through Florida congress.
Florida Lawmakers Grapple With Felons’ Voting RightsFlorida House members Thursday began delving into what many state officials are calling ambiguities in a constitutional amendment that restores the right to vote for most felons who have completed their sentences.