Introduced: June 4, 2019 BILL SUMMARY – As introduced it expands voting rights to residents incarcerated for felony convictions. For more information http://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B23-0324
Councilmember Robert White Introduced Landmark Bill to Restore Voting Rights to Incarcerated Residents with Felony Convictions
Today, At-Large Councilmember Robert White introduced the Restore the Vote Amendment Act of 2019 to re-establish voting rights for DC residents incarcerated with felony convictions. In 1955, before the District of Columbia had home rule, the federal government disenfranchised incarcerated residents.