10% of Floridians Can’t Vote

This November 8th, I look forward to exercising my right to vote and have my say in how we should govern ourselves and who should lead us. I hope you’ll join me. If, that is, the state of Florida allows you to do so. Many people do not know this, but over 6 million Americans with felony convictions are not permitted to vote. About a quarter of those are currently behind bars. The rest are on parole, on probation, or have completely served out their sentence and had their basic freedoms restored. They now live by the same rules as...

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