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Over 1 million former convicts in Florida regained the right to vote — and this group is trying to register them for the 2020 elections

Former convicts in Florida – more than 1 million people – will be allowed to vote in the 2020 elections. The Florida Rights Restoration Coalition is canvassing door to door trying to register voters, despite hurdles from the state’s Republican-controlled legislature. Former convicts, or returning citizens, are disproportionately Black and […]
Over 1 million former convicts in Florida regained the right to vote — and this group is trying to register them for the 2020 elections
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Bernie Sanders is doubling down on a divisive plan to give all prisoners the right to vote. Here’s why that could be a brilliant political move.

Sen. Bernie Sanders in a Tuesday op-ed said he makes “no apologies” for supporting the enfranchisement of all currently incarcerated people. “If we are serious about calling ourselves a democracy, we must firmly establish that the right to vote is an inalienable and universal principle that applies to all American […]
Bernie Sanders is doubling down on a divisive plan to give all prisoners the right to vote. Here’s why that could be a brilliant political move.