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Here’s What Happens When States Restore Voting Rights To Former Felons

ALEXANDRIA, VA - JUNE 14: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe briefs members of the press near Eugene Simpson Field, the site where a gunman opened fire June 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. Multiple injuries were report... ALEXANDRIA, VA - JUNE 14: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe briefs members of the press near Eugene Simpson Field, the site where a gunman opened fire June 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. Multiple injuries were reported from the instance, the site where a congressional baseball team was holding an early morning practice, including House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) who was reportedly shot in the hip. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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September 26, 2018 6:00 a.m.

One of the Scott administration’s reasons for automatically disenfranchising former felons is that this is just the way things work in Florida.

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