Not sure if this is where this belongs, but:
Washington state felons should have voting rights, federal court rules
Local News | Washington state felons should have voting rights, federal court rules | Seattle Times NewspaperA federal appeals court on Tuesday tossed out Washington's law banning incarcerated felons from voting, finding the state's criminal-justice system is "infected" with racial discrimination.
The surprising ruling, by a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle, said the law violates the 1965 Voting Rights Act by disenfranchising minority voters.
The decision is the first in the country's federal appeals courts to equate a prohibition against voting by incarcerated felons with practices outlawed under the federal Voting Rights Act, such as poll taxes or literacy tests.
Felons voting while incarcerated, who would be foolish or bold enough to court their vote?..........
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