Reading Time: 2 minutes Iowa may be next in line to restore former felons’ voting rights.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In Florida, Gov. Rick Scott has restored the right to vote to a small sliver of felons who have served their time. A constitutional amendment on the ballot would change that.
Reading Time: 1 minute John Oliver shines light on the pressing problem of felon disenfranchisement in a hilarious yet thoroughly fact-based report.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If you live in Alabama and have a felony record, you’ll probably need a lawyer to help you figure out what “moral turpitude” means — otherwise you may not be allowed to vote. But a new digital tool is helping to clarify the voting rights restoration process for voters with past felony convictions — just in time for the midterm elections.
Reading Time: 5 minutes With the Pennsylvania Supreme Court putting an end to gerrymandered congressional districts and Florida voters putting an important initiative on the November ballot, it has been a big week for all those seeking fair elections.
Reading Time: 1 minute The disenfranchisement of felons has played a key role in the outcome of elections throughout the country. In 2000, it even decided the presidential race. What impact will this undemocratic practice have this year?