Getting Out the Vote in the Maze of Mass Incarceration
This was according to an expert witness in a legal challenge brought by Demos, the Campaign Legal Center, and the MacArthur Justice Center in 2018. The system was stacked against people in jail voting but also against finding out who exactly was being disenfranchised in this way. The week before the election, Bains said, “we had to sit in criminal court and watch to see who was being detained.”
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