Tag: ex-felons

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.

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. 

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.