In Florida, 60 percent of the population voted on the November 6th to restore voting rights for close to 1.5 million people. As such, the long racist history of the abuse of felon disenfranchisement in the state of Florida was finally ended by popular referendum. From now on, Floridians with prior felonies will be given the right to vote. The PBS Newshour’s Hari Sreenivasan together with Myrna Perez, who leads the Brennan Center’s Voting Rights and Election Project, held a very recommended review of the full meaning of this new voting law in a segment titled, “In Florida, Amendment 4 restores more than a right to vote” published on Nov 2018.
The full transcript can be found here. The video lasts for about 4 minutes: