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Delaware House Advances Felon Reinfranchisement Amendment

By Ian Millhiser on March 29, 2012 at 11:00 am

"Delaware House Advances Felon Reinfranchisement Amendment"

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In a welcome contrast to the many, many conservative state laws intended to make it harder for people to vote, the Delaware House approved a state constitutional amendment this week which would eliminate the five year waiting period before people convicted of felonies could have their voting rights restored after they are released from prison.

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