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The Sun Sentinel: Should we make it easier for ex-felons to vote? Readers seem ready for change.

We asked readers what they thought of making it easier for felons to regain their voting rights in Florida. It’s particularly relevant in this state, in which about 1.7 million people are currently disenfranchised due to their criminal record, according to the Brennan Center...

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The Washington Post: There’s no good reason to stop felons from voting

The bumpy path of Desmond Meade’s life meandered to its current interesting point. He is a graduate of Florida International University law school but cannot vote in his home state because his path went through prison: He committed nonviolent felonies concerning drugs...

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Poll: Floridians strongly support voting rights for felons

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that Florida voters overwhelmingly support restoring the voting rights of convicted felons, an issue that will be on the November ballot. The survey shows that 67 percent favor the idea and 27 percent...

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