This document includes tables describing national trends in disenfranchisement laws by decade and state-based changes since 1975, and a chart illustrating the percentage of states that practiced disenfranchisement between 1780 and 2002.
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February 25, 2021
Expanding Voting Rights to People with Felony Convictions: State Briefs
The Sentencing Project is committed to expanding voting rights in every state and works with state partners to provide specific data on state felony disenfranchisement.
September 01, 2021
September is National Voting Rights Month: Join our Movement to #FreetheVote!
In honor of National Voting Rights Month, The Sentencing Project is hosting a webinar, virtual move screenings, and a fundraiser to help us dramatically expand our voting rights research and advocacy.