Groups Quickly Challenge State Over Felons Rights' LawShortly after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an omnibus elections bill Friday, a coalition of voting-rights and civil-rights groups announced they had filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state's plan for carrying out a constitutional amendment designed to restore felons' voting rights.
Florida's Felon Voting Rights Restoration Bill Wins Approval, Critics ConcernedFlorida's felon voting rights restoration bill won approval Tuesday from a Florida House committee, over the objection of advocates who helped get rights restoration placed in the state constitution.
Florida House Felons’ Rights Plan Spurs QuestionsHookers who’ve been convicted of prostitution three times, cyberstalkers and inmates who expose themselves to prison workers wouldn’t be eligible to have their voting rights automatically restored.
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.
Florida An Outlier On Restoring Felons’ RightsFlorida voters will soon decide if a convicted felon who has served time and paid restitution should have his or her voting rights restored.