Hillary Clinton Perfectly Shames GOP Governor Who Claimed 'Voting Is a Privilege' After Court Made It Harder for Ex-Felons to Vote
Amendment 4—a Florida referendum restoring voting rights to former felons—passed in 2018 with 65% of the vote, paving the way for an additional 1.4 million voters in the swing state.
Republican Governor Ron DeSantis immediately took steps to undermine the public will by signing into law a bill that would only restore voting rights to felons who fully pay all fees and fines imposed after leaving prison.
Under Florida law, court debts left unpaid after three months are referred to private debt collectors, who can then tack on a surcharge of up to 40%.
Donald Trump Jr. Is Getting Dragged for Tweeting a Story Claiming '200,000 Voters May Not Be Citizens' and Yeah, That's Not True At All
Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a news story claiming that "Nearly 200,000 Florida Voters May Not Be Citizens."
"Amazing, but not shocking at all anymore," he wrote.
Donald Trump Wants Florida to Shut Down the Senate and Governor's Race Recounts, and People Are Loving Andrew Gillum's Short and Sweet Response
President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Florida stop its recount after last week's close gubernatorial and Senate races.
Trump, without evidence, tweeted that "large numbers of new ballots showed up out of nowhere" and that "many ballots are missing or forged." He insisted that the Republican candidates he endorsed - Rick Scott for Senate and Ron DeSantis for governor - immediately be declared the winners.
The Florida Governor's Race Has Tightened to Within the Margin to Trigger An Automatic Recount, and Andrew Gillum Just Weighed In
The midterms aren't over yet. The closely fought race for Florida governor looks headed for a recount as the difference in votes between the two candidates has fallen to less than half a percent.
As of Thursday afternoon, former Republican Congressman Ron DeSantis is up just 0.4 percentage points - that's 36,234 votes out of more than 8 million votes cast - over Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum.
MSNBC Inadvertently Aired an Election Results Graphic for the Florida Governor's Race, and People Have Questions
MSNBC on Monday accidentally aired a graphic showing the results of the race for governor of Florida, and the internet wants to know what exactly happened.
During All In with Chris Hayes, the network showed the results of the contest between Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum (D) and former Congressman Ron DeSantis (R) ahead of Tuesday's election.
Donald Trump Called Andrew Gillum a 'Thief' on Twitter and Gillum Just Hit Back Where It Hurts Trump the Most
Despite recent calls for unity in the face of multiple attacks motivated by hatred, President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday morning with business as usual.
This time, the president called Tallahassee mayor and current Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum a "thief."
Democratic Candidate For Governor Went After His Republican Rival for Not Disavowing His Racist Supporters, and the Video Clip Just Went Viral
During an at times explosive debate between Florida gubernatorial candidates, Republican Ron DeSantis defended his ties to White supremacists, but Democrat Andrew Gillum came back with his Grandmother's words in rebuttal.
The moderator—Todd McDermott—outlined the criticism aimed at DeSantis regarding his ties to different known White supremacists, but before the moderator could get to his question, DeSantis interrupted him.