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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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.