Can Ted Stevens Vote for Himself?
As a convicted felon, will Stevens be able to vote ... can Gov. Sarah Palin appoint herself to his seat? No. In most states, when a Senate seat is vacated midterm, the governor of the state appoints someone to fill it. That was the case in Alaska until ...
How felon voting policies restrict the black vote
In Florida, more than one in five black adults can’t vote. Not because they lack citizenship or haven’t registered, but because they have, at some point, been convicted of ... Civil Liberties Union. Felons are banned from voting while serving their ...
Restoring Voting Rights to Convicted Felons
"Once it's paid, I wish that the governor would just accept the receipts and then write the person back and say now you can vote," said Thompson. According to the ACLU, McDonnell is encouraging all convicted felons to apply to have their voting rights ...
Good Question - Can Convicted Felons Vote?
In Kansas, convicted felons who have received a final discharge from prison, parole, or conditional release are welcome to vote. So, the answer is yes. Convicted felons can vote in Kansas under the guidelines that they have completed all time served ...
Why Are Convicted Felons in Battleground States Being Told They Can't Vote?
... voters around the country may be getting the wrong information about whether they can or can't vote this year. State laws prohibiting convicted felons from voting have been around for more than a hundred years and have only recently begun to be repealed.