Silenced: 1.5 Million Florida Felons Without a Vote

Number 28338
Subject Civil Rights
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State
Year 2018
Publication Date November 1, 2018
Summary “Silenced: 1.5 Million Florida Felons Without a Vote” is a television news special that raised awareness about the large amount of the state’s population that is ineligible to vote due to a prior felony conviction. The news special outlined the subjectivity in current way in which Florida restores felon’s voting rights, highlighted a proposed state amendment that would automatically restore voting rights to most Florida felons, and featured prospective voters discussing the issue after watching the special as a group.
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Keywords University of Florida, Florida, civil rights, voting rights, felons, African Americans, governor
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