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Many Floridians Are Now Eligible to Vote

Many Floridians are now eligible to vote thanks to the overwhelming support Amendment 4 received last November’s general election – restoring the right to vote to many individuals who have been convicted of a felony! Registration can be done online through the Florida Division of Elections by clicking the below link. The site describes the required documentation and necessary steps to register:

If you have been convicted of a felony and are concerned about your eligibility to register, please call our office at 561-355-7500. Click this link for more information from Public Defender Carey Haughwout and State Attorney Dave Aronberg: Amendment 4


Voting Rights Restored for Some Felons in Florida

WPTV- Region C Palm Beach County
Posted: 8:26 PM, Jan 08, 2019 Updated: 4:14 AM, Jan 09, 2019
By: Sabirah Rayford

Florida Voting Ballot

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Voting rights were restored Tuesday for about 1.4 million felons in Florida.

Amendment 4 took a decade to craft and now Florida will join 47 other states and restore voting rights to most felons.

"This is a great day for our state," Carey Haughwout, Palm Beach County Public Defender said.

For the first time since their conviction felons are getting the ultimate second chance.