North Carolina Revises Voting Laws for Felons

Posted by on Sep 3, 2021 in Current Events
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This week’s Election Central post takes a look at a North Carolina change in voting rights.

If someone has been convicted of a felony, do you think that he or she should still have the right to vote? States vary widely when it comes to restoring voting rights to convicted felons.  A case in North Carolina may make it possible for about 56,000 convicted felons, who have completed their prison time or whose sentences don’t include prison time, to vote. In November 2018, Florida citizens voted on a similar issue. Here, Election Central takes another look at this controversial issue.

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