The Sentencing Project’s Executive Director Marc Mauer submitted testimony to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties in strong support of H.R. 3335, the Democracy Restoration Act of 2009. The legislation, introduced by Judiciary Chairman John Conyers, would ensure federal voting eligibility for persons with felony convictions who are not incarcerated.
To read the testimony, download the PDF below.
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.