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Felony disenfranchisement


... destruction of property can result in a felony conviction if ... Voting rights in the United States.

State Felon Voting Laws - Felon Voting - ProCon.org


Apr 22, 2016 ... The chart below provides links to each state's laws on felon voting and places ... ( Convicted felons may vote by absentee ballot while in prison).

Felon Voting Rights by State - Exoffenders


Alabama – Felon voting rights can be restored once the full sentence is complete. This has to be applied for. Those who were convicted of treason and ...

State Criminal Re-enfranchisement Laws (Map) | American Civil ...


People in prison, on parole and on probation cannot vote. People with felony convictions can vote upon completion of sentence. People in prison cannot vote.

About 200,000 convicted felons in Virginia will now have the right to ...


Apr 22, 2016 ... Terry McAuliffe made a decision to allow convicted felons to vote ahead ... Along with restoring voting rights, the governor's action restores the ...

Virginia Governor Restores Voting Rights to Felons - The New York ...


Apr 22, 2016 ... Terry McAuliffe of Virginia used his executive power on Friday to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 convicted felons, circumventing the ...

Felon Disenfranchisement - Fairvote


Research · Voting Rights; Felon Disenfranchisement ... It is also one of the only democracies to permanently strip felons of their right to vote (Preuhs (2001)).

Felony Disenfranchisement | The Sentencing Project


Voting Rights for Individuals with Felony Convictions. May 18, 2016 ... Debate Over Restoring Voting Rights to People with Felony Convictions. May 12, 2016 ...

McAuliffe restores voting rights for 206K ex-felons; GOP calls it move ...


Apr 22, 2016 ... McAuliffe restores voting rights for 206K ex-felons; GOP calls it move to .... of lifetime disenfranchisement for those convicted of serious crimes.

Restoring Voting Rights | Brennan Center for Justice


See our state-by-state guide on felony disenfranchisement laws and our work in ... the right to vote to more than 200,000 people with past criminal convictions.

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Felon Voting Rights - National Conference of State Legislatures


This report summarizes the various laws governing felon voting rights in the states. ... Voting Rights of Persons with Felony Convictions ...

MAP: States Where Felons Can't Vote | The Lowdown | KQED News


Feb 23, 2016 ... Nearly 6 million voting-age Americans can't vote in the 2016 primaries ... When it comes to restoring the voting rights of convicted felons, few ...

Voting as an Ex-Offender - Nonprofit Vote


In all but two states, voting age citizens convicted of a felony are barred from voting for some period of time. Laws vary in each state. While many states restore  ...