Lawmaker to Introduce Bill for Restoring Felon Voting Rights - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 17, 2019
State Sen. Brenda Gilmore, D-Nashville, is filing legislation that would grant convicted felons a second chance at the right to vote, WRCB-TV reports. If passed, the new law would help move Tennessee from the list of states with the highest percentage of citizens who have lost the right to vote. Felons re-applying would be required to pay all outstanding court fees, including child support and restitution.