Articles by: Renee Hancock

A 2011 NAACP and Occupy Wall Street voting rights march in midtown Manhattan. (Unmodified Creative Commons photo by Michael Fleshman.

Petition Drive for Felon Voting Initiative Enters Final Month with Momentum

January 8, 2018 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

Throughout the United States, felon voting rights vary state by state but within the past decade Florida has become the national leader in disenfranchising anyone convicted of a felony. Between 1980 to 2017, the percent of disenfranchised felons in Florida has increased from 2.6 percent to 10.4 percent of theRead More