Florida Voted to Give Ex-Felons the Franchise. Now Republicans Are Throwing a Wrench in That Process.

A month after Florida voters approved a measure to restore the franchise to about 1.4 million former felons—the largest expansion of voting rights in decades—a battle over implementing that change is already beginning. The state’s Republican elections chief is resisting swift implementation of the measure, which was approved by nearly 65 percent of Florida voters on November … Continue reading Florida Voted to Give Ex-Felons the Franchise. Now Republicans Are Throwing a Wrench in That Process.