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October 2006 (The Sentencing Project)

A Decade of Reform: Felony Disenfranchisement Policy in the United States

Findings published in A Decade of Reform: Felony Disenfranchisement Policy in the United States disclose that since 1997, 16 states have implemented policy reforms that have reduced the restrictiveness of these laws, and more than 600,000 people in seven states have regained their voting rights.  21 pages

Author: Ryan S. King
Issue Area(s): Felony Disenfranchisement
State(s): Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Wyoming