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Virginia has some of the most punitive policies in the nation.  The state has disenfranchised approximately 350,000 adult citizens that includes a fifth of the state’s black population.  The McAuliffe administration has restored the voting rights of at least 2500 Virginians.

Virginia has some of the most punitive policies in the nation. The state has disenfranchised approximately 350,000 adult citizens that includes a fifth of the state’s black population. The McAuliffe administration has restored the voting rights of at least 2500 Virginians.

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McAuliffe administration restores voting rights to over 2,000 Virginians

Governor Terry McAuliffe’s administration has restored the voting rights of more than 2,500 Virginians who were convicted of a felony, served their time and paid their debts to society.