State lawmakers on Monday announced legislation that would return voting rights to nearly 100,000 people
Felon Voting articles on Democracy Chronicles
Felony disenfranchisement, determined separately by each state, is the practice of prohibiting people from voting based on the fact that they have been convicted of a criminal offence. Felon voting rights remain a controversial reform among many. Also see our section on American democracy and our Voter Access articles.
Proposal would make restoration of the right to vote automatic upon completion of sentence for certain ex-felons
A federal judge just struck down Florida’s scheme for disenfranchising convicted felons
Florida voters will decide next fall whether about 1.5 million felons will regain the right to vote
Floridians in November will have a chance to decide whether felons should have the right to vote in their state
Felon voting rights remain a controversial reform among many but a key revelation from the report is that mass incarceration of African-Americans is historically tied to the issue.
A grassroots campaign to amend Florida’s constitution to restore the voting rights of upwards of 1.5 million
The breadth and depth of Florida’s disenfranchisement of its residents represent a radical departure from the norm
If the Republican party in Alabama thinks that felons are to blame for their loss they should take a look in the mirror and do some self-reflecting. What is truly required is for them to rethink their strategy.
Thousands of felons may have registered to vote in the weeks leading up to the Alabama Senate