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.

Nov 06, 2018, Tue:

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

Jun 28, 2019, Fri:

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

Jan 16, 2020, Thu:

Florida Supreme Court Sides With SB7066

May 24, 2020, Sun:

Federal Judge Rules Florida Law Restricting Voting Rights For Felons Unconstitutional

Jul 01, 2020, Wed:

Appeals Court Stops Granting Florida ex-Felons Voting Right

Jul 16, 2020, Thu:

Supreme Court Stopped 1 Million Floridians From Voting

Jul 24, 2020, Fri:

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

Jul 30, 2020, Thu:

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

Sep 22, 2020, Tue:

Bloomberg Pays Fines For Ex-Felons In Florida

Sep 24, 2020, Thu:

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

Oct 17, 2018, Wed
Nov 06, 2018, Tue

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

Jan 08, 2019, Tue
May 23, 2019, Thu
Jun 28, 2019, Fri

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

Oct 04, 2019, Fri
Jan 16, 2020, Thu

Florida Supreme Court Sides With SB7066

May 24, 2020, Sun

Federal Judge Rules Florida Law Restricting Voting Rights For Felons Unconstitutional

tampabay.com News May 24, 2020, Sunday
Federal Judge: Florida Can’t Stop Poor Felons From Voting
U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle ruled against a Florida law limiting the scope of Amendment 4, a 2018 ballot measure allowing most felons to vote. He called the law, which he mostly struck down, a “pay-to-vote system”
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cnn.com News May 24, 2020, Sunday
Florida Felons Voting: Federal Judge Strikes Down Parts Of Law Requiring Felons To Pay Fines Before Voting - CNNPolitics
A federal judge on Sunday ruled that former felons in the state of Florida can't be barred from voting because they still owe court fines or fees that they are unable to pay.
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npr.org News May 24, 2020, Sunday
Federal Judge Rules Florida Law Restricting Voting Rights For Felons Unconstitutional : NPR
A U.S. District judge has ruled that the law, which would have required felons to pay court-related debts before they can register to vote, discriminates against those who cannot afford the payments.
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washingtonpost.com News May 24, 2020, Sunday
Federal judge guts Florida law requiring felons to pay fines before they can vote - The Washington Post
State leaders are all but certain to appeal the decision, which paves the way for thousands of felons who have completed their sentences to register in time for the November election.
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May 26, 2020, Tue
Jul 01, 2020, Wed

Appeals Court Stops Granting Florida ex-Felons Voting Right

Jul 16, 2020, Thu

Supreme Court Stopped 1 Million Floridians From Voting

Jul 21, 2020, Tue
Jul 24, 2020, Fri

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

Jul 30, 2020, Thu

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

Aug 06, 2020, Thu
Aug 10, 2020, Mon
Sep 12, 2020, Sat
Sep 22, 2020, Tue

Bloomberg Pays Fines For Ex-Felons In Florida

Sep 23, 2020, Wed
Sep 24, 2020, Thu

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

Sep 26, 2020, Sat
Oct 23, 2020, Fri
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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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