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Virginia restores voting rights of 200K felons

11 months 6 days 3 hours ago April 22, 2016 Apr 22, 2016 Friday, April 22 2016 April 22, 2016 1:46 PM 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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