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Virginia restores voting rights of 200K felons

1 year 5 months 4 weeks ago Friday, April 22 2016 Apr 22, 2016 April 22, 2016 1:46 PM April 22, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APnewsNow

RICHMOND - Gov. Terry McAuliffe is restoring the voting rights of more than 200,000 convicted felons in the state.

The sweeping action announced by the Democratic governor Friday will allow former felons who have completed their sentences to register to vote in Virginia this year.

McAuliffe has made the restoration of rights of former convicts a priority of his administration.

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