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Fla. felons' path to voting rights is fraught with challenge

Clip: 03/12/2020 | 7m Video has closed captioning.

Until 2018, Florida was one of only a few states that banned felons from voting for life. But that year, a two-thirds majority of the state passed an initiative to restore voting eligibility to felons who had served their sentences. It was a major victory for voting rights -- but the subsequent implementation has been fraught with legal battles, politics and confusion. Stephanie Sy reports.

Aired: 03/12/20

Rating: NR

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