Judge rules Florida can't block felons from registering to vote because of unpaid fines

The Hill

A federal judge in Florida ruled Sunday that the state's law restricting felons from voting if they have unpaid court fees or other fines was unconstitutional. In court documents obtained by the Campaign Legal Center, U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle, a Clinton appointee, argued that the state's requirement essentially amounted to a poll tax targeting formerly incarcerated Floridians.

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