The District of Columbia allows incarcerated people to vote, a rarity in the U.S.

In July 2020, the District became the third place in the nation to grant the right to vote to people who are incarcerated

By: - June 21, 2022 6:30 am
DC Central Detention Facility (Google Street View)

DC Central Detention Facility (Google Street View)

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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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