Felony disenfranchisement laws will exclude 5.2 million Americans from participating in the 2020 election, but some reforms are opening up our democracy to voices long silenced. A new video by The Sentencing Project introduces you to four Americans eager to vote and regain their rights of citizenship.
Free the Vote features:
- Tony Lewis, Sr., Incarcerated Washington, DC resident
- Jane Dwyer Lee, Florida resident
- Dawn Harrington, Tennessee resident
- William Rone, Kentucky resident
For more information on felony disenfranchisement laws, please see our new report: Locked Out 2020: Estimates of People Denied Voting Rights Due to a Felony Conviction.