State Laws Vary Widely on Voting Rights for Felons

State Laws Vary Widely on Voting Rights for Felons

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Josh and Katy Vander Kamp met in drug rehab. In the seven … A felon in Maine can vote from prison using an absentee ballot, while a felon convicted of the same crime in Florida, the state with the highest percentage of disenfranchised African …
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Scott should follow NJ and treat drug-addicted offenders

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So you would think that a bipartisan approach to offering substance-abuse treatment and expanding justice reinvestment could save money, reduce crime and restore dignity in Florida, too. It could, but it won't because our … Rick Scott vetoed …
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Few Felons Regain Right to Vote in Florida

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The 78 felons who regained their rights last year is “not only low — it's shockingly low,” said Mark Schlakman, senior program director for the Center for the Advancement of Human Rights at Florida State University. Schlakman is running as … The St …
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