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Federal Legislation to Restore Voting Rights for Felons Filed in U.S. House and Senate

Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) has filed Senate Bill 772, a proposal to reinstate federal voting rights for felons who have already served their time. Representative John Conyer (D-MI) has filed a companion bill, House Resolution 1459, in the House. “The Democracy Restoration Act is a narrowly crafted effort to expand voting rights for people with …

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