Congressional Bill to Permit Ex-Felons to Register to Vote for Federal Elections


By Richard Winger U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Representative John Conyers (D-Mi.) have introduced a bill to permit ex-felons to vote in federal elections. Here is a link to the text of the bill, which does not yet have a bill number. The bill’s preamble contains a great deal of factual information about the status of ex-felons, relative to voting. …read more