Morris Day and the Time Served

You were convicted of a felony. You served your time. You’re no longer on probation or parole. So you should be able to vote again, right? In many places, the answer to that question is no. But as of today, it’s yes for about 200,000 former felons in Virginia. (Consider this stat: “The Sentencing Project estimates that one of every 13 African Americans is prohibited from voting.”)

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