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FL Advocates Beat Back Worst Efforts To Undermine Felon Reenfranchisement

David Ayala, community organizer of Latino Justice PRLDEF, speaks on a panel about Amendment 4 hosted by the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (Sarah Espedido/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
David Ayala, community organizer of Latino Justice PRLDEF, speaks on a panel about Amendment 4 hosted by the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (Sarah Espedido/Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images)
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April 15, 2019 11:16 a.m.

What qualifies as murder or a felony sexual offense? And when is a prison sentence really complete?

Those questions have loomed over the past several months of debate on how to implement a Florida ballot amendment meant to restore voting rights to 1.4 million former felons.

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