felon disenfranchisement

The state was the last to ban people convicted of felonies from voting or holding public office for life.
His campaign is partnering with a Florida voting rights group to help formerly incarcerated people pay fines that block them from casting votes.
Gov. Kim Reynolds confirmed she will issue an executive order restoring voting rights to felons ahead of this year's election. Iowa is the only state with such a ban.
Critics say Florida effectively approved a poll tax on voters.
She's appealing a five-year prison sentence and fighting to save her home, all so the state can prop up the myth of "voter fraud." There are serious questions about the case against her.
The nation’s capital is set to consider legislation that would let people with felony convictions vote while in prison.
Americans favor letting people vote once they finish their sentences, but are much more hesitant about letting them vote while incarcerated.
The idea is dividing Democrats. But in states where it's already a reality, it doesn't seem particularly controversial.
Critics say the measure is akin to a poll tax and violates the will of voters, who recently lifted the state's lifetime voting ban for people with felonies.
Bernie Sanders came out in favor of letting felons vote while jailed. So far, no other candidate seeking the Democratic nomination has been willing to join him.