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While 4.6 million disenfranchised Americans is a huge number, that’s down from closer to 6 million people who could not vote due to a felony conviction in 2016. In this episode, we welcome Desmond Meade, founder of the Florida Rights Restoration Clinic, an effort to re-enfranchise 1.4 million returning citizens in the Sunshine State.

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Joshua A. Douglas is a law professor at the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law. He is the author of the forthcoming book "The Court v. The Voters: The Troubling Story of How the Supreme Court Has Undermined Voting Rights" and "Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting."Find him at www.joshuaadouglas.com
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