Voting rights for former felons emerges as campaign, turnout issue

Michael Bloomberg is directing $16 million to wipe out fines for Florida felons who can’t vote until those fines are paid.

In this Jan. 8, 2019 file photo, Desmond Meade, president of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition and a former felon, fills out a voter-registration form as his wife, Sheena, looks on at the Supervisor of Elections office in Orlando.
AP Photo/John Raoux

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