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Restoration of Voting Rights



Standards of Eligibility for Restoration of Voting Rights





If you have a felony conviction and your voting rights have not been restored, you are not allowed to register to vote. If you are a registered voter and the Florida Division of Elections is notified by the Clerk of the Circuit

Court, the U.S. Attorney, or other agency, that you have been convicted of a felony, the Division of Elections will research the matter. If the Division determines that you have been correctly identified and that you have been

convicted of a felony, they will pass all of the pertinent information to the Supervisor of Elections Office. Our office will notify you that you have been identified as a convicted felon and will give you the opportunity to

present evidence showing that you are not a convicted felon. If the evidence indicates that you are indeed a convicted felon, your name will be removed from the voter rolls. If the evidence confirms that you are not a

convicted felon and your rights were not taken away, you will remain an active voter.


If you have reason to believe you may be identified as having a felony conviction, you should contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the county where the action may have been initiated for the Florida Department of Law

Enforcement to confirm your status.

If you have a felony conviction and believe your voting rights have been restored or you wish to make an application to have your rights restored, you should contact the Office of Executive Clemency.

Listed below are agencies that will help you in correcting any misinformation or assist you in the clemency process.


Standard Governing Eligibility - LINK


Hernando County Government Center

20 N. Main St.

Brooksville, Florida 34601

352-754-4125

Web Site: Hernando County Clerk of Court



Post Office Box 1489

Tallahassee, Florida 32302

877-822-1991 - Toll Free or 850-410-7000

Web Site: Florida Department of Law Enforcement



4211 North Lois Avenue

Tampa, Florida 33614

800-226-1140 or 813-878-7300

Fax 813-878-7303



19223 Cortez Blvd.

Brooksville, Florida 34601

800-226-1140



4070 Esplanade Way

Tallahassee, FL 32399-2450

800-435-8286

Fax 850-488-2952

Web Site: Florida Commission on Offender Review


Request to restore civil rights: Restoration of Civil Rights Request Form

Inquiries on civil rights status and certificates for those whose rights have been restored: Restoration of Civil Rights Search



 

 



 

Dates to Remember

JULY 25, 2022 - BOOK CLOSING FOR PRIMARY ELECTION

AUGUST 23, 2022 - PRIMARY ELECTION

 

OCTOBER 11, 2022 - BOOK CLOSING FOR GENERAL ELECTION

NOVEMBER 8, 2022 - GENERAL ELECTION