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Voter Rights Discussion

On Saturday, October 20, 2018, Attorney Cornelius Demps will serve as the moderator for a Voter Rights Panel Discussion during the Virgil Hawkins Bar Association Quarterly Meeting at the Stetson University College of Law in Downtown Tampa.

The hour-long segment will discuss various issues including what the U.S. and Florida Constitutions say about voter rights; election laws and their impact on voters; the Voting Restoration Amendment (“Amendment 4”); the affects voter suppression on the African American and other minority communities; and what role does diversity in the Legislature and on the Constitutional Revision Commission play in protecting voting rights.

Panelists will include Florida House District 61 Representative and Florida Attorney General Candidate Sean Shaw, Latin Justice Community Organizer David Ayala and Florida NAACP Voter Protection Coordinator Danielle Davis.