Florida gave voting rights to people with felony convictions. Now some face charges for voting

Eight of the 10 people who were charged for these violations in Alachua County, Fla. were Black men

By: - Saturday April 30, 2022 6:30 am

Florida gave voting rights to people with felony convictions. Now some face charges for voting

Eight of the 10 people who were charged for these violations in Alachua County, Fla. were Black men

By: - 6:30 am

People march in Jacksonville to support Amendment 4 in 2018 (Photo via the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition).

People march in Jacksonville to support Amendment 4 in 2018 (Photo via the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition).

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira Lerner is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom in Washington, D.C. She has previously covered voting, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for publications including Votebeat and The Appeal.

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