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Response to zipplewrath (Reply #6)

Mon May 6, 2019, 11:33 AM

7. Yes, but that's one state and only restores the vote for felons

who have served out their sentence. Not every state has passed such legislation. The discussion Bernie Sanders started was about felons who are still in prison. That's what I'm talking about.

Currently, only Maine and Vermont allow felons who are still in prison to vote.

Florida and Virginia were the only two remaining states that permanently disenfranchised convicted felons, even after release from prison.

For more information:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disfranchisement#Resulting_from_criminal_conviction

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