People with felony convictions received the right to vote. Now some face charges.

By: - April 28, 2022 4:59 pm
Amendment 4 march in Jacksonville, Florida

People march in Jacksonville, Florida, in 2018 to support Amendment 4, which restore convicted felons’ right to vote. (Florida Rights Restoration Coalition photo)

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira Lerner is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom, the Louisiana Illuminator's parent nonprofit in Washington, D.C. She has previously covered voting, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for publications including Votebeat and The Appeal.