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Voting Rules by State

by | Jan 19, 2024 | NEWS, RESOURCES

Restoring the vote to all returning citizens is supported on the basis of principles such as rehabilitation, reintegration, and equal representation. Advocates argue that individuals who have served their sentences should have their voting rights reinstated as it promotes their reintegration into society, encourages civic engagement, and upholds the democratic principle of equal representation for all citizens. Granting voting rights to returning citizens is seen as a way to acknowledge their rehabilitation and foster a more inclusive and participatory democracy.

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Every American citizen must have an equal right to vote. There is no reason which can excuse the denial of that right. There is no duty which weighs more heavily on us than the duty we have to ensure that rightLyndon B. Johnson