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Florida Felons Regain Voting Rights, But How Many Can Actually Pass the Hurdles, Then Register, and Finally Vote?

All fines must be paid. Voters in Florida gave the potential right to vote back to over one million felons--that is, people convicted of felony crimes, which can include a theft that amounts to as little as $.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 8th, 2018

raceAhead: Florida is Poised To Restore Voting Rights For Former Felons

raceAhead: Florida is Poised To Restore Voting Rights For Former Felons.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 6th, 2018

On Election Day 2018, Florida’s 1.4 Million Felons Could Regain the Right to Vote

The state currently bars anyone with a felony record from voting. With Election Day just a week away, there remain millions of citizens across the U.S. who are.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 30th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Florida to gain 1.4 million voters if felon measure passes

Florida voters will decide Nov. 6 whether to restore voting rights for an estimated 1.4 million people with felony records, and supporters of the measure are already mobilizing ahead of the 2020 presidential election to urge this group to vote......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2018

1.5 Million Floridians Will Have Their Voting Rights Restored as Amendment 4 Passes

Florida was one of three states that barred anyone who has committed a felony from voting. Election Day 2018 is behind us, but it assured that at least one thing will be very different in 2020: the number of eligible voters in Florida. On.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 7th, 2018

How voting rights in America have changed over time

The 2018 midterm elections are just a week away, and millions of Americans are expected to head to the polls to exercise their right to vote. Voting is one of America's most .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 30th, 2018

Plant Vogtle"s fate finally decided in latest vote

After five extensions to a voting deadline, Oglethorpe Power finally joined in with the other owners of Plant Vogtle and voted to continue construction on the nuclear power plant that has drastically ballooned in price since construction began in 20.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2018

Key Words: Ron DeSantis slammed for telling voters not to ‘monkey it up’ and vote for his black gubernatorial opponent in Florida

Donald Trump-backed Rep. Ron DeSantis, fresh off his win in Florida’s GOP primary on Tuesday, issued a warning about voting for his Democratic gubernatorial opponent Andrew Gillum that some are calling a “racist dog whistle.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 29th, 2018

In Florida Senate Recount Lawsuit, Judge Says No Sign of Vote Fraud by Election Officials

But three sheriff's deputies will watch Broward County election offices after hours. A judge hearing a lawsuit over the Florida Senate recount already underway said there was no evidence that election officials or workers had eng.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune16 hr. 43 min. ago

Trump Says "An Honest Vote Is No Longer Possible" In Florida

Trump Says "An Honest Vote Is No Longer Possible" In Florida.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 12th, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump"s rhetoric on voter fraud is misleading

Facing closely contested election races in Florida and Arizona, President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric regarding voting fraud......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 12th, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott files more lawsuits against Florida election officials as a recount on his US Senate race is being closely watched

REUTERS/Joe Skipper Florida Republican Governor Rick Scot has filed more lawsuits against local election officials.  He asked a judge to order police to impound voting machines and ballots when they're not in use.  A recount betwe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 12th, 2018

Democratic Lawyers Object To "Non-Citizen" Florida Ballot Being Thrown Out

If there's one overriding lesson to be learned from the ballot-counting debacle in Broward and Palm Beach Counties, it's that, if you're trying to ensure an accurate vote count in F.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 10th, 2018

Florida"s Gillum says replacing earlier concession with "unapologetic call to count every vote"

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 10th, 2018

Florida Orders Statewide Recount on Senate and Governor Races

Vote differentials in both contests held below th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 10th, 2018

Broward County, Florida to undergo machine vote recount as attention still on close Senate, governor races

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 10th, 2018

Democrats Take Aim At Gun Rights; Will Push Most Aggressive Legislation In Decades

Democrats say they will pass the most aggressive gun-c.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2018

Trump Hints At Federal Investigation As Dems Gain Ground In Arizona, Florida And Georgia

Update: President Trump has escalated his voter fraud allegations with a double-tweet. After earlier mocking the Democrats and vote-count shenanigans: "You mean they are just now finding votes in Florida and Georgia – but the Election was on Tuesday.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2018

Recount Looms In Florida Republican Victories As Suspicions About Possible Vote-Tampering Emerge

Recount Looms In Florida Republican Victories As Suspicions About Possible Vote-Tampering Emerge.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 8th, 2018

Stocks soar on midterm vote that results in divided Congress as Dems regain House

Stocks soared after the midterm vote, which resulted in a divided Congress after Democrats won back the House. The outcome was expected by.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 7th, 2018

Stocks jump on midterm vote that results in divided Congress as Dems regain House

Stocks rose after the midterm vote, which resulted in a divided Congress after the Democrats won back the House. The outcome was expected by i.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 7th, 2018