Florida restores voting rights to more than 1 million felons

Tuesday's elections were seen as a referendum on Trump

Tuesday's elections were seen as a referendum on Trump

Given this information, Meredith and Morse say there's no reason to believe Hillary Clinton would have won Florida in the 2016 presidential election if the state's felons had been allowed to vote.

Currently, more than 1.5 million adults in the state are ineligible to vote because they have felony convictions.

Placed on the ballot by a citizens group, Floridians for a Fair Democracy, Amendment 4 put an end to restrictions introduced by Republican Governor Rick Scott, who put in place a slew of barriers that made it far less likely for ex-felons to regain their voting rights.

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The goal is "giving citizens, not politicians, a greater voice in the drawing of their voting district lines", said Sam Mar of the Action Now Initiative, which provided more than $7 million in support of the measures.

Before the amendment passed, more than one in every five African Americans in Florida (21%) was unable to vote, according to the Sentencing Project.

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"For too long, Florida has been an extreme outlier - our state's lifetime voting ban was the single most powerful voter suppression tactic in the country", he said.

In February, a federal judge declared Florida's current procedure for restoring voting rights to felons to be unconstitutional.

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Separately, Florida's process of restoring voting rights to felons is winding its way through an appeals court case.

Only in Florida, Kentucky, and Iowa are former felons barred from voting even after they have completed their sentences.

Throughout the campaign, the ballot measure gained star-studded support from the likes of "Orange Is The New Black" author Piper Chapman, John Legend, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, NFL stars like Warrick Dunn and even the Koch-backed Freedom Partners. In Virginia, however, Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam has continued a policy begun under his predecessor of personally aggressively restoring voting rights to people with felony convictions.

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