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