Raymer will discuss Florida Amendment 4, the Voting Rights Restoration for Felons Initiative, which is on the ballot in Florida as an initiated constitutional amendmenton November 6, 2018. He will examine Florida’s 150-year voting disenfranchisement history, and bring a felon’s testimony as to what it means on a personal level, to have lost the right to vote.
Raymer Maguire, IV, is the manager of ACLU of Florida’s Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform. Raymer obtained a degree in Economics and Finance from Bentley University. Prior to entering Florida’s political landscape in 2013, he founded and managed three successful, small businesses from 2006 to 2013. He worked for Florida’s two medical marijuana ballot initiative campaigns from 2013 to 2016, serving as the Deputy State Director during the 2014 campaign and Deputy Campaign Manager during the 2016 campaign. Raymer hopes to bring real and lasting change to Florida’s criminal justice system by focusing on compassionate, common sense-based changes to the current system.