Voting rights restored for felons in Alachua County

Harry Jones, a 61-year-old formerly incarcerated Alachua County resident, registers to vote Tuesday at the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections office. Jones, who has been out of prison for 13 years, had his right to vote restored after Amendment 4 passed in the 2018 midterm election. Tuesday was the first day Amendment 4 was put into effect. About 50 people registered to vote in Alachua County, said TJ Pyche, the elections office spokesperson. Chris King / Alligator Staff