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Holder To States: Lift Ban On Felon Voting

During a speech this week, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said states should no longer bar felons from voting once they have completed their time in prison.
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Florida’s Voter Purge Is On Its Way Back

Following this year's U.S. Supreme Court Ruling striking down a part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, a judge in Florida throw out a challenge yesterday from voting rights groups to the state's controversial voter purge.
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Florida Voting Laws No Longer Require Federal Oversight

Ashley Lopez: In a 5-4 ruling Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act that requires some states and individual counties -- including five in Florida -- to have their respective voting laws approved by the federal government.