Florida Gov. Rick Scott at a news conference in May in Miami. A decision by a federal judge to strike down the state’s procedure for restoring voting rights to felons who have served their time is seen as a defeat for the governor.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott at a news conference in May in Miami. A decision by a federal judge to strike down the state’s procedure for restoring voting rights to felons who have served their time is seen as a defeat for the governor.