ORLANDO, Fla. | Florida felons rejoice after regaining their right to vote

8Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

ORLANDO, Fla. — Jan 08, 2019—The normally humdrum bureaucracy of registering to vote brought tears to the eyes of some Floridians on Tuesday when most felons regained their right to vote under a state constitutional amendment.

“I’ll be a human being again. I’ll be an American citizen again,” Robert Eckford said, choking up and weeping after filling out an application at the elections supervisor’s office in Orlando.

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