Video: Lawyer Helps People in Jail Vote for 2020 Election
“The majority of people who are incarcerated in jails in the United States, which is upwards of half a million, and as many as 750,000 of those people are eligible to vote,” said Dana Paikowsky, an equal justice works fellow at Campaign Legal Center. “There are a few jails in this country, a very small handful, that make some version of an in-person voting option available, and there are a few states that have mechanisms in state law that provide for different kinds of voting in jail. That adds additional layers of complexity to this issue.”
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