February 3, 2016
Categories: Justice Reform

The Maryland legislature just gave 40,000 people the right to vote

After a long fight, 40,000 people in Maryland just got the right to vote.000001secondchancebutton-smaller_0

The Maryland Senate voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto and allow people with felony convictions to register to vote after they have been released from prison. Until now, registration was prohibited until after parole or probation had been completed.