felons

The Virginia Supreme Court ruled against Governor Terry McAuliffe’s executive order to restore the rights of 206,000 felons. The governor will not give up and will work hard to sign nearly 13,000 individual orders of those who have had their rights restored and registered to vote since April 22, 2016, the signing of the executive […]

I believe that if a person has served the time their rights should be fully restored to vote, serve on a jury, become a notary and run for public office. As a stakeholder for the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office on restoration of rights, it saddens me that persons who have been released from incarceration […]

Governor Terry McAuliffe of Virginia has granted the rights of over 200,000 felons to date. It’s time to register to vote. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO VOTE.   Governor Terry R. McAuliffe has granted the rights of an additional 206,000 felons bringing the total to 224,000 restoration of rights grants to date. As of April […]

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin will prevent the restoration of voting rights for individuals who were convicted of non-violent crimes in the state of Kentucky by executive order.

Governor Terry McAuliffe is making good on his promise to grant rights to more felons than any other governor in a four-year term. And with that being said, Governor McAuliffe’s administration has granted the voting rights and civil rights of more than 11,000 ex-offenders. Criteria for Restoration of Rights for Non-Violent Offenders: Have been convicted of a non-violent felony […]

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  Richmond, VA- Governor Terry R. McAuliffe released a statement on Wednesday that his administration in the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office has granted the rights of 2,500 felons in Virginia. Also, congratulations to all stakeholders like the Advancement Project, Bridging the Gap in Virginia, Rolling For Freedom-VA and a host of others who working diligently […]

  Governor Terry McAuliffe during his 100 days in office has granted the rights of over 800 former felons. Governor McAuliffe stated during our interviews while on the campaign that he believes in second chances for all Virginians. Text “Kiss” To 23845 for your chance at ticket giveaways and news before anyone else!…Standard Messaging Rates Apply […]

On Monday, February 11, 2013, the Virginia House of Delegates has rejected a constitutional amendment on automatic restoration of rights for non-violent convicted felons. Delegate Joe Morrissey, District 74, responds to my series “Keeping An Eye on the G-A” on the restoration of rights bill and rejection for passage in the House of Delegates. He starts […]

  The 71st Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Bob McDonnell announced during the 2013 State of the Commonwealth Address that he supports automatic restoration of rights for non violent felons. Governor McDonnell said during his speech on Wednesday night at the State Capitol  that his administration has now restored the civil rights of more […]

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