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Florida Voters Back Four New Amendments, Including Raising the Minimum Wage

One proposal failed to garner a simple majority. Amendment 4 which would have raised the standard on state constitutional amendments by having them pass two general elections before being included in the Florida Constitution, had less than 50 percent support. 

Former Democrat AG Candidate Sean Shaw: Amendment 4 Fix is Not a Poll Tax

Former state Rep. Sean Shaw, the Democratic candidate for state attorney general who came up short against Republican Ashley Moody last year, is now running People Over Profits, a non-profit whose mission is to help get Floridians registered to vote after a felony conviction.
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League of Women Voters Weighs in on Elections and Other Matters in Florida

The League has been a staunch supporter of voting rights and voting access and the recently closed legislative session is no exception.

GOP, Democrats Clash in the Florida Legislature Over Implementing Voting Rights for Ex-Felons

More than 64 percent of Floridians approved the measure in November. The amendment restores voting rights to most ex-felons but there is a dispute over the language. 

Pat Buchanan: Florida’s Amendment 4 Helps the Left ‘Permanently Dispossess Middle America’

Amendment 4 expanding voting rights for most felons in the Sunshine State, in his nationally syndicated column, Buchanan wrote that it will help Democrats in national elections.  

Will Ex-Felons Help Democrats Win Florida Elections?

Political consultant Bert Ralston tells Florida Daily that Republicans shouldn’t underestimate the grassroots efforts by the Democrats and the League of Women Voters when it comes to registering voters.

News From Around Florida

Ex-felons can now vote in Florida,  more Floridians using medical marijuana, and Florida congressional Democrats back raising corporate taxes. 
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