'It'll make a difference': Indiana groups dispel rumors around ex-inmate voting rights
Finding out who can and cannot vote is difficult in most states because of a lack of easy access to these laws, said Blair Bowie, a lawyer with the Campaign Legal Center, a national advocacy group. “It’s just not in a place where people can easily find it,” Bowie said. But it’s also not uncommon for her to hear about people within the justice system who don’t know the facts. “Even if you are in a state where probation or parole officers have nothing to do with felony enfranchisement law, they can sometimes be the source of misinformation.” That is why the ACLU's initiative in Indiana "is so important," Bowie said.
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