Quantcast
Home / All News / Felons’ restored rights top election-reform package
Secretary of State Steve Simon unveils his “Investing in Democracy” initiative at a Jan. 3 press conference. Restoring voting rights to felons who are no longer incarcerated is one element of the plan. Rep. Ray Dehn, DFL-Minneapolis, who is authoring a vote restoration bill, looks on at right. (Photo courtesy of The Uptake)
Secretary of State Steve Simon unveils his “Investing in Democracy” initiative at a Jan. 3 press conference. Restoring voting rights to felons who are no longer incarcerated is one element of the plan. Rep. Ray Dehn, DFL-Minneapolis, who is authoring a vote restoration bill, looks on at right. (Photo courtesy of The Uptake)

Felons’ restored rights top election-reform package

DFL Rep. Ray Dehn, a former convicted burglar, said a package of voting reforms is part of a push "to re-enfranchise people as much as we can once they get out of being locked up.”

About Kevin Featherly

Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

Leave a Reply