Felons Seek to Regain Voting Rights in Tennessee

Anyone convicted of a felony loses his or her right to vote. But most can petition to have that right restored once their sentence is complete. Already this year, at least 238 felons in Tennessee have gotten their voting rights restored, according to the Tennessee Department of State. That number is expected to explode as the November election nears.
June 8, 2012

Anyone convicted of a felony loses his or her right to vote. But most can petition to have that right restored once their sentence is complete. Already this year, at least 238 felons in Tennessee have gotten their voting rights restored, according to the Tennessee Department of State. That number is expected to explode as the November election nears.

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