Impact of Amendment 4 on Florida presidential primary likely to be nominal

Advocates say they aren't allowed to vote until they repay the restitution and fees owed to the state courts.

ORLANDO, Fla. — The impact of Amendment 4 on the Florida presidential primary is likely to be nominal.

With only a few hundred former felons having registered to vote in Florida is closed primary system the impact of the amendment, which was passed in 2018, is unlikely to be reflected in the final vote tally on Tuesday night.

Advocates said felons are not allowed to vote until they repay the restitution and fees owed to state courts.