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General News    H4'ed 11/27/19

Florida Court Clerk Helps Returning Citizens Register to Vote

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Florida voters changed their constitution in November of 2018, giving many former felons the right to vote.  But a state law passed about six months after the voters spoke has created legal disputes that a federal judge and the Florida Supreme Court are reviewing.  

The disputes center around the meaning of completion of all terms of a sentence, and whether returning citizens must pay all fees, fines and restitution imposed by a judge before they can register to vote.

Despite the legal complications, some officials are working with returning citizens to restore their right to vote.  The link to this article tells about the actions of a court clerk in Osceola County. 

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At www.aroundosceola.com

 

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Steve Schneider lives in Hollywood, Fl. He is learning about issues involving election reform and voting rights. He registered to vote when an election official appeared at a high school class he took senior year. He thinks registering to (more...)
 

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