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Intersection: Florida Told To Fix System Of Voter Rights Restoration


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Florida's executive clemency board (L to R: Attorney General Pam Bondi; Governor Rick Scott; Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam; Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater.) Photo: Renata Sago, WMFE.

Florida's executive clemency board (L to R: Attorney General Pam Bondi; Governor Rick Scott; Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam; Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater.) Photo: Renata Sago, WMFE.


A US District Judge has ordered Florida to fix its system of restoring voting rights to former felons.

Mark Walker gave the state a deadline of April 26th to comply, after ruling on a lawsuit brought by the Fair Elections Legal network.

Michelle Kanter Cohen, counsel with the Fair Elections Legal Network, joins intersection to explain what the ruling means for former felons who are trying to get their voting rights restored.


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