From the Miami Herald
Many of Florida’s local election officials — who have been unable to get any clear instructions recently from the state — said they will start adding voters to the rolls in January even if they had been convicted of felony crimes. The state’s voters in November approved Amendment 4, which says most felons will automatically have their voting rights restored when they complete their sentences…
…Yet since the amendment passed with nearly 65 percent of the vote, there has been an argument over whether the amendment takes effect automatically Jan. 8. Some of the groups that pushed the amendment have said they are ready to go to court if there are any delays.
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