Illinois legislation would allow people to vote while serving felony sentences

By: - March 11, 2022 4:47 pm

Members of Chicago Votes rally in Springfield, Illinois, on March 9 to push for passage of legislation that would allow people convicted of felonies to vote while incarcerated. (Courtesy of Chicago Votes)

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira Lerner is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom in Washington, D.C. She has previously covered voting, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for publications including Votebeat and The Appeal.

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