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Fri Jul 22, 2016, 06:22 PM

 

Va. Supreme Court Strikes Down McAuliffe's Order On Felon Voting Rights [View all]

Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016 6:05 pm
BY GRAHAM MOOMAW Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Supreme Court of Virginia on Friday struck down Gov. Terry McAuliffe's sweeping executive order restoring voting rights to more than 206,000 Virginia felons.

The court declared McAuliffe's order unconstitutional, and ordered the Virginia Department of Elections to "cancel the registration of all felons who have been invalidly registered" under McAuliffe's April 22 executive order and subsequent orders. The court gave a cancellation deadline of Aug. 25.

As of this week, 11,662 felons had registered to vote as a result of McAuliffe's action.

Read more: http://www.richmond.com/news/virginia/article_718d04d8-70b2-5bfb-aa8c-0ff1ca108b8d.html

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