For first time, DC sends voter reg forms to residents incarcerated for felonies

The D.C. Board of Elections says it has sent voter-registration forms to 2,400 residents who are serving out felony sentences, marking the first step in implementing a new D.C. law that restores the right to vote for people with felony records. The voter-registration forms were sent to incarcerated District residents at 107 federal facilities across the U.S., according to Alice Miller, the director of the elections board. Martin Austermuhle, DCist.

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