Group works to help some Nevada felons regain voting rights

 An organization is encouraging Nevada felons who are able to regain their right to vote to make sure they are registered in time to participate in the November election.

Nearly 90,000 people in Nevada can’t vote because of state laws, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported last week. But advocates with Nevada Restore Your Vote say avenues are available for felons to regain that right. 

“You have a pathway to restoring your voting rights. That’s often the biggest misconception,” said Aaron Esparza, organizer of Las Vegas Restore Your Vote. The Restore Your Vote national campaign, a branch of the Campaign Legal Center, launched efforts in Nevada, Alabama, Alaska and Texas.

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