Voting rights groups speed payments to help ex-felons in Florida ahead of registration deadline


Jonathan Diaz, the legal counsel for voting rights at the Campaign Legal Center and a CNN election law analyst, said Bloomberg and others who have donated to or helped raise money for the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, should not face any real legal jeopardy. "They are not offering an incentive to people to vote or buying votes," said Diaz, who has represented ex-felons in the Florida case. "They are merely helping people have the option to register to vote, if they choose to do so."

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