State Criminal Justice Reform and the 2018 Midterms
The Sentencing Project
Nov 8, 2018

Voters in a number of states considered ballot measures during yesterday’s Midterm Election. Criminal justice reform measures ranged from voting rights to sentencing reform. State initiatives provide an opportunity to civically engage communities on criminal justice policies and build momentum to challenge mass incarceration.

Colorado – Abolishing Involuntary Servitude as Punishment

Florida – Expanding the Vote

Florida – Retroactivity and Sentencing

Louisiana – Requiring Unanimous Jury Consideration

Michigan – Authorized Marijuana Possession

Ohio – Rejected Felony Reclassification Measure

Washington – Strengthening Police Accountability

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