Felony Disenfranchisement

Getting eligibility information is the first step.

States with the highest spike in purges have a history of voting discrim­in­a­tion. 

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear paved the way for rights restoration for over 170,000 residents after his election in 2019, but advocates say thousands more remain stuck in an 'arbitrary' restoration process.

The decision ends a racist practice that dates back to the end of the Civil War.

NY Congressman Hakeem Jeffries recently sat down with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, to discuss his proposed bill to give released prisoners who have served their time the right to vote. The premise of Rep. Jeffries’ bill is that “as the nation moves towards criminal justice reform, reducing mandatory minimums and improving opportunities for […]

A staggering 5.9 million Americans can't vote because of felony convictions. Meanwhile, 2016 hopefuls tackle criminal justice reform.