I spent the last three months reporting a story on how hundreds of thousands of Floridians with felony convictions are disenfranchised under Gov. Rick Scott’s clemency process. In phone interviews and in-person conversations in Orlando, I heard fascinating, moving stories from people caught up in the system. The consequences of actions made five and fifteen and twenty-five years ago continue to reverberate through their lives.
Below, we provide more details on their backgrounds that we didn’t have room to capture in the piece.