Florida felons will be able to vote again after amendment passes
Posted: 8:37 PM, Nov 06, 2018
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<p>Voters fill out their ballots as they cast their vote at a polling station setup in Legion Park for the mid-term election on November 06, 2018 in Miami, Florida. The political races for the Senate and House are being hotly contested across the country. </p>
Florida voters have passed Amendment 4 which allows most Florida felons who have finished out their sentence to be able to vote in future elections.
Convicted sex offender and murders will be exempt, the Sun-Sentinel reports
. Supporters believe requiring felons to wait five years after sentence completion is too long.
Most states allow felons to vote after completing sentences.
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