Voter Rights activists hold events across Florida calling for an end to disenfranchisement
Voter Rights activists hold events across Florida calling for an end to disenfranchisement — Events at election offices across the state mark voter registration deadline as rights restoration reform ballot initiative approaches critical benchmark. On August 1st, the deadline to register to vote in this year’s critical primary elections, elected, community and faith leaders held press conferences around the state for voting rights as a campaign to amend the Florida Constitution to restore voting rights approaches a critical threshold. Tallahassee Event : “Floridians believe in second chances. Restoring the right to vote to people who have fulfilled their obligations to society gives them an opportunity for redemption and a chance to be full members of their community,” said Pastor Gregory James with Life Church International Center, outside of the Leon County Supervisor of Elections office.