Why Can’t Ex-Felons Vote? washingtonpost.com

“As frank as I can be,” he said, “we’re opposed to [restoring voting rights] because felons don’t tend to vote Republican.”

via Why Cant Ex-Felons Vote? washingtonpost.com.

The 2004 WaPo article goes on to say, “According to one convincing study done at the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis, George W. Bush would have lost Florida by 80,000 votes in 2000 had ex-felons been allowed to vote — even assuming most of would not have bothered to vote and a third would have voted Republican.”

That study fully explains Governor Scott’s “voter purge” and his dismantling of Governor Crist’s semi-automated parole process, which had served to unstack the deck while saving Floridians a fortune.

Crist’s many flaws did not include the fear of a more level playing field.

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Now-disabled interior/exterior designer dragged into battling conviction corruption from its periphery in a third personal battle with civil public corruption.
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