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Project to help Va. felons regain voting rights

William & Mary law students and the Williamsburg Bar Association are teaming up to help Virginians with non-violent felony convictions regain their voting rights.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 02:21am EDT

Tags: William & Mary, voting rights

Few take advantage of Va. rights restoration order

Two months after about 350,000 nonviolent felons became eligible to regain their civil rights, only a small fraction has done so.

Saturday - 09/21/2013, 10:43am EDT

Tags: voting rights, voting rights of felons,

Man launches felons' rights project in Waynesboro

An effort is underway in the Waynesboro area to find nonviolent felons who are eligible to have their voting and civil rights restored.

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 11:07am EDT


Groups seek automatic restoration of rights in Va.

A coalition of civil rights groups and other activists wants Gov. Bob McDonnell to issue an executive order restoring the voting rights of about 350,000 felons who have completed their sentences.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 03:23am EDT

Tags: voting rights, Gov. Bob McDonnell