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Felon Voting Debate Focuses On Financial Obligations

The Florida House of Representatives is considering a proposal that would change the definition of a "completed sentence" for felons looking to have their voting rights restored under November's Amendment 4. Under the bill, felons would have to pay all court fees, fines and restitution to be eligible for the “automatic” vote restoration.

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Gainesville Russian Community Members Reflect On 2018 Election And Reasons Why They Moved To Florida

Many members of this community retain citizenship of the Russian Federation, allowing them to vote in elections like the one Vladimir Putin was reelected in for a fourth term March 18, 2018. Some of them leave family behind, and while some rest assured that keeping someone like Putin in office will ensure stability for their loved ones, others worry about the consequences of him being in power.

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