U.S. Supreme Court Sides With DeSantis On Voting Rights Case


“This is a deeply disappointing decision,” said Paul Smith, vice president at the Campaign Legal Center, which helped file the petition to the U.S. Supreme Court. “Florida’s voters spoke loud and clear when nearly two-thirds of them supported rights restoration at the ballot box in 2018. The Supreme Court stood by as the Eleventh Circuit prevented hundreds of thousands of otherwise eligible voters from participating in Florida’s primary election simply because they can’t afford to pay fines and fees. We look forward to continuing to fight for Florida voters so they can participate in the General Election in November.”

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