Supreme Court Stop 1 Million Floridians From Voting

The justices refused to halt Florida’s poll tax on ex-felons—and didn’t bother explaining why.

Sep 24, 2020, Thu:

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody ask to investigate “potential violations of election laws” over Michael Bloomberg

Sep 22, 2020, Tue:

Bloomberg Pays Fines For Ex-Felons In Florida

Jul 30, 2020, Thu:

Lebron James, Micharl Jordan to Help Ex-Felons In Florida for Voting

Jul 24, 2020, Fri:

Florida Rights Restoration Coalition help pay fines and fees to allow people to register

Jul 16, 2020, Thu:

Supreme Court Stopped 1 Million Floridians From Voting

Jul 01, 2020, Wed:

Appeals Court Stops Granting Florida ex-Felons Voting Right

May 24, 2020, Sun:

Federal Judge Rules Florida Law Restricting Voting Rights For Felons Unconstitutional

Jan 16, 2020, Thu:

Florida Supreme Court Sides With SB7066

Jun 28, 2019, Fri:

SB 7066 - Requires Felons Pay Outstanding Court Fees Prior to Voting Rights Restoration SIGNED

Nov 06, 2018, Tue:

2018 Florida Amendment 4 PASSES: Voting Rights Restoration for Felons Initiative

Sep 26, 2020, Sat
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Sep 24, 2020, Thu

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody ask to investigate “potential violations of election laws” over Michael Bloomberg

Sep 23, 2020, Wed
Sep 22, 2020, Tue

Bloomberg Pays Fines For Ex-Felons In Florida

Sep 18, 2020, Fri
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Sep 12, 2020, Sat
Aug 10, 2020, Mon
Aug 06, 2020, Thu
Jul 30, 2020, Thu

Lebron James, Micharl Jordan to Help Ex-Felons In Florida for Voting

Jul 25, 2020, Sat
Jul 24, 2020, Fri

Florida Rights Restoration Coalition help pay fines and fees to allow people to register

Jul 21, 2020, Tue
Jul 18, 2020, Sat
Jul 16, 2020, Thu

Supreme Court Stopped 1 Million Floridians From Voting

scotusblog.com Jul 16, 2020, Thursday
Justices Decline To Intervene In Florida Voting Dispute - SCOTUSblog
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a request by Florida voters and civil rights groups to reinstate a ruling that would have cleared the way for thousands of Florida residents who have been convicted of a felony to vote in the state’s upcoming elections. Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented from th
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latimes.com Jul 16, 2020, Thursday
Court sides with Florida GOP to block ex-felons from voting - Los Angeles Times
The Supreme Court turned down an emergency appeal to clear the way for former prisoners in Florida to vote this fall.
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theguardian.com Jul 16, 2020, Thursday
Supreme Court Allows Florida To Restrict People With Felony Convictions From Voting | US News | The Guardian
Decision threatens ability of three-quarters of a million people to vote in November
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washingtonpost.com Jul 16, 2020, Thursday
Supreme Court Deals Blow To Felons In Florida Seeking To Regain The Right To Vote - The Washington Post
The high court declined to lift a federal appeals order blocking some convicted felons from participating in an upcoming state primary.
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slate.com Jul 16, 2020, Thursday
The Supreme Court Just Stopped 1 Million Floridians From Voting In November.
The justices refused to halt Florida’s poll tax on ex-felons—and didn’t bother explaining why.
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Jul 01, 2020, Wed

Appeals Court Stops Granting Florida ex-Felons Voting Right

May 26, 2020, Tue
May 24, 2020, Sun

Federal Judge Rules Florida Law Restricting Voting Rights For Felons Unconstitutional

Jan 16, 2020, Thu

Florida Supreme Court Sides With SB7066

Oct 04, 2019, Fri
Jun 28, 2019, Fri

SB 7066 - Requires Felons Pay Outstanding Court Fees Prior to Voting Rights Restoration SIGNED

May 23, 2019, Thu
Jan 08, 2019, Tue
Nov 06, 2018, Tue

2018 Florida Amendment 4 PASSES: Voting Rights Restoration for Felons Initiative

Oct 17, 2018, Wed

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Desmond Meade - Wikipedia
Desmond Meade (born July 22, 1967) is a voting rights activist and Executive Director of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition. As chair of Floridians for a Fair Democracy, Meade led the successful effort to pass Florida Amendment 4, a 2018 state initiative that restored voting rights to over 1.4 million Floridians with previous felony convictions.
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Constitutional Amendment 4/Felon Voting Rights - Division Of Elections - Florida Department Of State
What laws govern eligibility for restoring voting rights? The eligibility requirements to restore voting rights are found in the Florida Constitution and Florida Statutes. See specifically, section 4, Article VI, Fla. Const., and section 98.0751, Fla. Stat.
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Florida Rights Restoration Coalition
FRRC is a grassroots, membership based organization run by returning citizens who led efforts in restoring voting rights in FL by passing Amendment 4.
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More Than A Vote | More Than A Vote
Change isn’t made by watching from the sidelines
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Home - We Got The VOTE
We passed Amendment 4! Over 1.4 million Floridians with past felony convictions have their voting rights restored, the largest expansion of democracy in 50 years. Now, we need to make sure everyone can register to vote and have their voices heard.
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Raysor v. DeSantis - SCOTUSblog
The Supreme Court of the United States blog
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