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>> Some 64% of voters supported amendment four which allows returning citizens who have completed all terms of their sentence to have their voting rights restored. The question of what constitutes completion of a sentence and how the state will verify that remains hazy for some election supervisors.
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>> Yes.>> Yes.
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Even so returning citizen David Ayala who couldn't even voted for his wife, who ran for public office says it's a momentous day.>> I will be able to vote to put policies and people in place that will have our interest. That will put us first when it comes to criminal justice reform.
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>> The amendment does not automatically apply to those convicted of murder or sexual offenses. Tuesday's move means the potential electorate in Florida will grow by about 10% which could have major reverberations in the 2020 presidential election because of the outsized role the battleground state often plays in deciding close national elections.