High-stakes election disputes headed for Supreme Court
The case concerns a Florida law requiring nearly 800,000 felons in the state who have completed their sentences to settle their court debt before they regain the right to vote, even if they are unable to pay. The Campaign Legal Center, a voting rights advocacy group that represents the challengers, told The Hill that it hasn’t made a final decision on whether to pursue an appeal in the Supreme Court. “All I can say is that we are waiting for the dust to settle,” Paul Smith, the Campaign Legal Center's vice president for litigation and strategy, told The Hill.
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