Recently, many states have changed their laws regarding the restoration of civil rights of felons. According to the Los Angeles Times, about 760,000 felons had their rights restored in the last 10 years. Advocacy groups claim that around 5.3 million citizens cannot vote because of their felony conviction.
The State of Florida has restored the voting rights of around 120,000 felons who had served their time. If you have been convicted of a felony and would like to restore your civil rights, visit the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida.