Florida Activists Fight Against Bill Preventing Former Felons from Voting

May 12, 2019

Last year Florida voters approved a ballot measure called Amendment 4 which restored voting rights of an estimated 1.5 million former felons. To counteract this amendment 4, Republicans proposed a bill that would require former felons to pay court costs and fines before they are able to vote - what activists are calling a poll tax.    

Last year Florida voters approved a ballot measure called Amendment 4 which restored voting rights of an estimated 1.5 million former felons. To counteract this amendment 4, Republicans proposed a bill that would require former felons to pay court costs and fines before they are able to vote - what activists are calling a poll tax.    


Florida Activists Fight Against Bill Preventing Former Felons from Voting

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