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Just in time for this year's contentious election season, Maryland restores voting rights to 40,000 felons, reports Mother Jones.

Just in time for this year's contentious election season, Maryland restores voting rights to 40,000 felons, reports Mother Jones.

Gov. Larry Hogan shot down the legislation last year, but a strong push from Democrat leadership is aimed to turn the tides.

"We can't sit back and make excuses," says BGV Founder Nykidra "Nyki" Robinson. "Our vote is our voice. It doesn't matter if you don't have a GED, or if you have a PhD, we're all the same."

Every person deserves to be counted and given equal protection, not just some of us.

The Greater Birmingham Ministries and the Alabama NAACP on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Alabama, alleging that officials violated the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act when they enacted a strict Voter ID law.

Following what Georgia officials are calling a "clerical error," two women filed a lawsuit claiming the personal information of over six million voters was released in a massive data breach.

Your vote is your voice, your right and your power. A ‘no’ vote from you is a ‘yes’ vote for the candidate you don’t want to hold public office. The general election is Tuesday, November 3, 2015. If you can not make it to the election polls, you may eligible to vote by absentee. Clovia […]

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