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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

McConnell Blocked the Senate From Voting on a Spending Bill Without Wall Funding

The Senate Majority Leader has said he won't allow any bill the president won't sign pass the chamber. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a vote on Democrat spending bills that would reopen parts of th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 10th, 2019

Palm Beach County"s Voting Machines Overheat, Forcing Another Recount Of 175,000 Votess

The vote counting situation in Florida's Palm.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 14th, 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

Facebook Shareholders to Vote on Eliminating Dual-Class Shares

Though the shareholder proposal is highly unlikely to pass, it's one of several aimed at improving oversight of Facebook......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 15th, 2019

Bernie Sanders: Felons Should Be Able To Vote From Prison

Bernie Sanders thinks that convic.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 7th, 2019

Love & Money: Want to learn the details of the Bezos split? SEC filings hold clues

MacKenzie Bezos will receive about 4% of the company’s outstanding shares and is giving up voting rights, according to a filing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 4th, 2019

Jeff Bezos to keep Amazon voting power after divorce from MacKenzie

MacKenzie Bezos and Amazon.com Inc founder and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos agreed in a divorce settlement that he would retain all voting rights and 75 percent of the ex-couple's $143 billion stake in the world's biggest online retailer......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 4th, 2019

SEC lets Exxon block shareholder vote on climate proposal

Exxon has received the green light from SEC to prevent shareholders from voting on a proposal to disclose company goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 2nd, 2019

SEC lets Exxon block shareholder vote on climate proposal

Securities regulators will let Exxon Mobil block shareholders from voting on a proposal that the company disclose goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 2nd, 2019

UK Parliament Holds Second Day Of Debates On Indicative Brexit Votes

British Members of Parliament (MPs) have agreed to vote on four alternative proposals for withdrawing from the European Union (EU). Voting on these proposals is due to begin at 8:00 p.m. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 1st, 2019

"Everyone Is Unhappy": Turks Vote In Local Election Which Could Cost Erdogan Istanbul And Ankara

The moment of truth for Turkey's executive president and currency manipulator-in-chief has arrived. Turks are voting on Sunday in local elections which President.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 31st, 2019

A Vote to Exempt Legal Marijuana States From Federal Intervention Will Occur Within Weeks

House Democrats are eager to pass a banking reform measure, but don't expect Senate Republicans to be on board......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 31st, 2019

May"s Brexit Deal Shot Down For A Third Time; PM Sees "Grave" Implications

United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May's third attempt to pass a deal to leave the European Union was shot down in Parliament by a vote of 344-286 Friday, according to the BBC.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 29th, 2019

Pound Hits Session Low As May Queues Up Third Vote On Brexit Plan

Is this it? Are we finally almost done here? Intransigent Brexiteers have managed to convince Jacob.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 28th, 2019