Could 2017 Be the Year Former Felons Get Their Voting Rights Back?


Two proposals for the restoration of felon voting rights in the state are currently on the table. (Credit: MBandman / Creative Commons)

This just might be the year that Virginia’s constitution starts to change: to allow people convicted of a felony to more easily get their voting rights back. But there are multiple proposals on the table, and advocates for former felons are pushing hard. Mallory Noe-Payne has details.


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