“Governor McAuliffe Announces Process for Case-by-Case Restoration of Former-Felons’ Civil Rights
~ Governor restores rights of nearly 13,000 Virginians who had previously registered to vote ~
RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that he and his team have begun restoring the civil rights of former Virginia felons in compliance with an order by the Virginia Supreme Court.
Speaking at a press conference at the Virginia Civil Rights Memorial in Richmond, the Governor announced that he has already restored the rights of nearly 13,000 Virginians who had previously registered to vote before the court’s ruling stripped them of their rights.”
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