Merrill Corrects Press Release on Felons’ Voting Rights


Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill has corrected a press release about voting eligibility for felons after a mistake was pointed out in a letter from the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Campaign Legal Center. Merrill issued the press release on Oct. 3 in response to a column in Alabama Political Reporter criticizing him for not helping ex-prisoners rejoin the voting rolls.

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