D.C. on the brink of allowing inmates to vote from prison

The nation’s capital is on the verge of allowing felons to vote while they are still incarcerated and proactively mailing absentee ballots to D.C. residents held at the local jail and in federal prisons across the country. The District would join Maine and Vermont in permitting incarcerated felons to vote, under a provision in emergency police reform legislation passed Tuesday by the D.C. Council. Fenit Nirappil, The Washington Post. 

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