Felony Disenfranchisement Reforms in 23 States Restored Voting Rights to 1.4 Million People
The Sentencing Project
Oct 17, 2018

“In recent years significant reforms in felony disenfranchisement policies have been achieved at the state level. Since 1997, 23 states have amended their felony disenfranchisement policies in an effort to reduce their restrictiveness and expand voter eligibility.”

“This report provides a state by state accounting of the changes to voting rights for people with felony convictions and measures its impact. These changes have come about through various mechanisms, including legislative reform, executive action, and a ballot initiative.”

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