Despite serving his full sentence and reshaping his life after prison, Joey was denied his civil rights by Florida’s clemency board due to three speeding tickets.
Over 6 million U.S. citizens are denied their right to vote due to a prior felony conviction. Today the epicenter in the fight to vote is in Florida, where disenfranchisement laws are the harshest in the country.
On November 6th, Floridians have an opportunity to approve a ballot referendum that would automatically restore voting rights to 1.4 million people. If passed, it would be the greatest act of enfranchisement in decades.