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Bloomberg, others rack up $20M to register Florida felons after time served

1 month ago   |   By Politico

TALLAHASSEE - A group trying to help felons sign up to vote in Florida says it has raised more than $20 million to pay off outstanding court debts for thousands of former prisoners seeking to register in a battleground state crucial to President Donald Trump's reelection.
Billionaire and former presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg is among those who have helped with a surge in fundraising for the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition in the 10 days since a federal appeals court upheld registration restrictions put in place by the state's felon voting law. The group had just recently...
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Bloomberg, others rack up $20M to help Florida felons register

Bloomberg, others rack up $20M to help Florida felons register

1 month ago   |   By Politico

TALLAHASSEE - A group trying to help felons sign up to vote in Florida says it has now raised more than $20 million to pay off outstanding court debts before hitting the registration deadline in less than two weeks.
Billionaire and former presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is among those who have helped with a surge in fundraising for the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition in the 10 days since a federal appeals court upheld registration restrictions put in place by the state's felon voting law. The group had just recently crossed the $5 million mark but the help from Bloomberg and...
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