HOW A D.C. LAWMAKER IS CHALLENGING THE RACIST ROOTS OF PRISON VOTING RESTRICTIONS
June 17, 2019
Right now, only the whitest states—Maine and Vermont—allow prisoners to vote. Washington, D.C., could change that.
Kareem McCraney has never voted. The 39-year-old Washington, D.C., resident was arrested when he was 17 and spent 21 years in various federal prisons across the country before he was released last year.