An estimated 5.3 million Americans are barred from voting because of a felony conviction. Two million of those barred from voting have completed their sentences but are still relegated to permanent second-class citizenship. Restoring the right to vote helps reintegrate people with criminal records into society and, by increasing voter participation, strengthens democracy. Here are the facts.
Factsheet on Restoring Voting Rights
A two-page overview of the facts and figures involved in restoring the right to vote to people with criminal conviction.
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