First Step Act beneficiaries left wondering: Can I vote?
Non-profits have often filled the void. The Campaign Legal Center created RestoreYourVote.org to help alleviate this confusion, but it should not be up to nonprofits to educate individuals about whether or not they can vote – it should be up to the states. Moreover, these laws are needlessly complicated and should be simplified. Earlier this month, Nevada went from having one of the most complicated disenfranchisement laws to one of the simplest. Other states should follow suit.
Read Blair Bowie's article here.