DC Lawmakers Propose the Restoration of Voting Rights to Incarcerated People

Maria Perez
Jun 6, 2019 - 5:00

A group of lawmakers in Washington, DC is hoping to restore voting rights for people who are still incarcerated.Democratic Councilmember Robert White introduced the Restore the Vote Amendment Act of 2019 to the DC Council on Tuesday, June 4 to restore voting rights for incarcerated people who are residents in DC. “I remind people that there is no provision in the Constitution removing the right to vote for people who have committed felonies. And those who have been convicted do not lose their Constitutional protections,” White

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