Ex-Felons Could Vote More Minorities, Democrats Into Power In Local Florida Elections In 2019 And Beyond

Voters approved Amendment 4 earlier this month, which restores voting rights to approximately 1.7 million people in Florida whose vote was stripped as a result of a felony conviction. The ... Continue Reading →

Georgia Secretary Of State–Who Is Running For Governor–Accused Of Suppressing More Than 30,000 Black Voters

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office has flagged 53,000 voters on the state’s voting rolls–and 70% of those voters are Black, leading to accusations ... Continue Reading →

Polls Show Majority Voter Support For Amendment 4, Which Would Restore Felon Voting Rights In Florida

Recent polls have shown about 70% voter support for Amendment 4, the option on the 2018 Florida ballot that aims to restore voting rights to the nearly 1.7 million people in the ... Continue Reading →

Editorial: Don’t Let Politics Take Precedence Over Voting Rights

This editorial by DJ 6 Minutes of WMBT 90.1 The BEAT! appeared in the May 25th edition of The Gainesville Sun. In November, Florida voters will have an opportunity to finally put this ... Continue Reading →

Will Ex-Felons Finally Get The Right To Vote In Florida?

Florida has the most restrictive laws regarding felony convictions and voting rights in the country: any felony conviction in the state carries with it the penalty of losing the right ... Continue Reading →

Proposed Amendment To Restore Voting Rights To Convicted Felons Moves Forward

The fight to restore the vote to millions of presently disenfranchised Floridians has cleared a legal hurdle that increases the likelihood that the issue may be presented to statewide ... Continue Reading →