Our Revolution president Nina Turner said in a statement that "tonight's passage of Amendment 4, commonly referred to as 'Second Chances, ' shows that we, as a country, are moving towards a more just, equitable society that lives up to the value of 'one person, one vote'". The measure needed 60% to pass. More than 1 in 5 African-Americans in the state are disenfranchised because of the policy, according to an estimate from The Sentencing Project. Blocking felons from voting while also passing criminal codes that targeted black people was a strategy to keep African-Americans from the ballot box.
Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks during his election night party at the LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort on November 06, 2018 in Naples, Fla.
Five days out from Election Day, voters were teetering between enshrining the amendment in the state's governing document and telling state lawmakers to kick rocks with 47 percent in favor and 34 percent opposed. Scott and other top officials met only four times a year to consider applications to restore voting rights, causing a backlog of more than 10,000 requests. For years, the vast majority of disenfranchised felons were non-violent offenders who served their sentences, but were still unable to vote.
Per usual, the key races in Florida are nail biters.
Florida Governor Rick Scott addresses the Chiefs of Police (IACP) annual convention at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 8, 2018.
Madrid have moved up to sixth place and are on 17 points, though La Liga leaders Barcelona are seven points clear of their rivals. But the home side sealed a first win in six league games when captain Sergio Ramos netted an 88th-minute penalty kick.
Ramos is accused of strangling his mother Thursday night after she confronted him about a D he received in one of his classes. Ramos was charged Sunday with first-degree premeditated murder and is now being held in a juvenile detention center.
The Aidan O'Brien-trained runner broke down just after crossing the post the first time - just 1000m after the start. Before the race, The Cliffsofmoher was "sweating up", which can sometimes be an indication a horse is in distress.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied directing an interference campaign in support of Donald Trump's presidency. Facebook company opened a war room earlier this year in an effort to combat election interference around the globe.
And I look forward to evaluating the Pixel 4 family next year, which I'm sure will come with its own unique set of problems. The Pixel doesn't necessarily offer the best of Android, but it is the best showcase for what Google can do right now.
The misspelled word appeared in the top left corner of the screen, where the channel meant to show where Khan was. China while stating that it would extend necessary support to Pakistan, reportedly committed $6 billion funding.
The girls were wearing highly visible green safety vests while participating in a highway cleanup project. The suspect is now being held in the Chippewa County Jail on four counts of homicide while intoxicated.
FILE - People stand cast their ballots ahead of the November 6 election at Jim Miller Park, in Marietta, Ga., Oct. 27, 2018. This eight point difference between them could well hand Democrats the House. "It's an awakening of the Democratic Party".
Lion Air jet had damaged airspeed indicator on last 4 flights
The Lion Air investigation comes after Indonesia's government ordered an inspection of all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes in the country. Black box data recovered from the crashed Lion Air jet showed the plane had an airspeed indicator problem on its four flights.
First Muslim women elected to US Congress
Tlaib, 42, also has a history of breaking barriers: In 2008 she became the first Muslim woman elected to the Michigan Legislature. While Omar campaigned on a similarly progressive platform, which calls for universal healthcare and tuition-free colleges.
Truex trying to keep focus on title shot after Logano bump
After the first of the late restarts, Harvick was on the inside and was able to keep Blaney from clearing him on the backstretch. Kyle Busch was 17th and Bowyer 26th after starting on the front row but making contact with Denny Hamlin on the first lap.
Watch unveiling of OnePlus 6T in New York [Livestream]
"It sports a 6.4" Full HD+ (2340×1080 pixels) AMOLED 19.5:9 display with the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on top. For 8GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB configurations, they are priced at Dollars 579 (~RM 2420) and USD 629 (~RM 2628) respectively.
On the line: Trump, Democrats battle in campaign's final day
Some 35 Senate seats were in play, as were nearly 40 governorships and the balance of power in virtually every state legislature. A nationwide poll released Sunday by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal details the depth of the demographic shifts.
Several races on the line as Election Day arrives
Residents should go to their polling place, which can be found on the BOE's website or the Ohio Secretary of State's website. Officials say 34.3 million voters have already cast their ballot and turnout for the elections is anticipated to be high.
USA sanctions kick in, India can buy Iran oil for now
An effigy of U.S. government icon "Uncle Sam" is held up by demonstrators during a rally in front of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, marking the 39th anniversary of the seizure of the embassy.
Rush Limbaugh Speaks at Trump's 'MAGA' Rally in Missouri
In an Election Day Twitter post, Hannity insisted that he hadn't planned to speak at last night's event in Missouri. Hannity hugged Trump and, after lobbing his crowd-pleasing insult at the media, recited economic statistics.
Pittsburgh Steelers can place transition tag on RB Le'Veon Bell
Other reports indicate Pittsburgh didn't receive calls from teams interested in the disgruntled back prior to the trade deadline. The players clearly don't seem thrilled and if Twitter reaction is any indication, Steelers fans would rather have Conner.