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'Historic Moment': After Ballot Measure Victory Repeals Jim Crow Law, Voting Rights Restored for 1.4M Ex-Felons in Florida


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'Historic Moment': After Ballot Measure Victory Repeals Jim Crow Law, Voting Rights Restored for 1.4M Ex-Felons in Florida

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

Voting rights activists on Tuesday celebrated what the ACLU of Florida called "the single-biggest enfranchisement of voting rights since passage of the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution" as an estimated 1.4 million people who completed felony sentences regained the right to vote in the state—the result of a ballot measure victory in November that repealed "one of the country's worst Jim Crow laws."


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still trying to grog how a state that voted to overturn Jim Crow law did not elect a governor who was also against Jim Crow laws! trickery at work in Florida always!