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May 12, 2016
Debate Over Restoring Voting Rights to People with Felony Convictions
The Sentencing Project's Executive Director Marc Mauer discusses the Virginia governor's recent move to restore rights to 200,000 residents and the national context of disenfranchisement reform on the Diane Rehm Show.
April 14, 2016
Disenfranchisement News: Kentucky Senate and House disagree on path to restore voting rights
Kentucky Senate and House disagree on voting rights amendment for November ballot, voting rights bills introduced in Missouri and D.C., and more in our latest Disenfranchisement News.
October 04, 2016
Disenfranchisement News: CA grants voting rights to people serving felony sentences in jail
California governor restores voting rights to 50,000 people serving felony sentences in county jails, federal lawsuit seeks to overturn voting ban for people in Alabama with felony convictions, and more in our latest Disenfranchisement News.
January 28, 2020
Disenfranchisement News: FL Supreme Court rules all costs must be paid to regain voting rights
Florida rules all costs must be paid to restore voting rights, Georgia Senate study committee votes to not expand voting rights, and more in our latest Disenfranchisement News.
September 07, 2017
Disenfranchisement News: ACLU invests $5M in Florida campaign to restore voting rights
ACLU commits millions to help put voting rights referendum on Florida's 2018 ballot, judge says Alabama does not have to inform voters about new voting rights law, and more in Disenfranchisement News.
February 01, 2016
Disenfranchisement News: Maryland House Votes to Expand Voting Rights
Maryland House votes to expand voting rights to people on probation and parole, combating misinformation on voting rights restoration in California, and more in our latest Disenfranchisement News.
April 26, 2017
Disenfranchisement News: Florida approves language for voting rights ballot
Voting Rights Restoration Amendment is one step closer to being placed on Florida's 2018 ballot, Nebraska legislature votes to end two-year ban on voting for people with felony convictions, and more in the latest Disenfranchisement News.
November 04, 2015
Disenfranchisement News: Investigation Reveals Arbitrary Process of Voting Rights Restoration
An investigation reveals arbitrary process of voting rights restoration, U.S. Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) proposes a bill to restore voting rights in federal elections, and more in our latest Disenfranchisement News.
February 09, 2016
Maryland Legislature Expands Voting Rights for People with Felony Convictions
Maryland lawmakers today expanded voting rights for people with felony convictions with their override of Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto, restoring voting rights to an estimated 40,000 persons on felony probation or parole.
November 22, 2019
Disenfranchisement News: Kentucky Governor-Elect Poised to Expand Voting Rights
Democratic Governor-elect Andy Beshear is expected to sign an executive order that restores voting rights to people with non-violent felony convictions who have completed their prison, probation and parole sentence.