Results related to “Felony Disenfranchisement”
by Carla Murphy on February 21 2014, 10:33AM
Advocates anticipate victory.
by Brentin Mock on November 7 2013, 7:00AM
Virginia just dodged a bullet to voting rights by electing McAuliffe over Cuccinelli. But how far will the new governor actually go to restore felons’ ability to vote?
by Brentin Mock on August 16 2013, 11:20AM
Is the former congressman who once supported voter ID laws changing his tune?
by Brentin Mock on May 29 2013, 9:33AM
Virginians with nonviolent felons no longer have to wait two years and apply for rights restoration, but violent felons still have to wait.
by Brentin Mock on May 28 2013, 3:17PM
Attorney General’s task force says neither the governor nor the general assembly can create laws to restore voting rights to former incarcerated.
by Brentin Mock on May 24 2013, 4:23PM
Louisiana Sen. Vitter claims massive fraud in his state is reason for felon ban on foods stamps, but no data supports that.
by Brentin Mock on May 23 2013, 10:13AM
If this amendment ends up in the farm bill and passes, it would hit African Americans particularly hard.
by Brentin Mock on February 5 2013, 5:19PM
Florida blames all its elections problems on its counties while missing major problems in its elections improvement report.
by Brentin Mock on January 10 2013, 11:38AM
Gov. Bob McDonnell throws support behind two GOP-sponsored bills to automatically restore some felons’ rights.
by Brentin Mock on January 3 2013, 2:15PM
NAACP scores voting rights victory, but Iowa stands its ground on refusing automatic voting rights restoration for ex-felons.
by Brentin Mock on December 14 2012, 10:12AM
Obama’s recent court victory on early voting may have carved a legal path for fighting down felony disenfranchisement laws.
by Brentin Mock on November 16 2012, 7:33AM
From early voting to poll watching, felony disenfranchisement to redistricting, 10 lessons from an election season in which voting itself was hotly debated.
by Brentin Mock on October 24 2012, 9:28AM
Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell is restoring the voting rights of more formerly incarcerated residents than any previous administration. And it’s still a drop in the bucket.