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Spartanburg, South Carolina Holding Job Fair For Those With Criminal Record

The City Of Spartanburg is holding a job fair for those with criminal records. On April 28, 2017, more than 30 employers in construction, manufacturing, food service and others will be on hand to take applications and resume. Wear appropriate attire.

Florida Supreme Court Approves Voting Rights Restoration for Convicted Felons

The Florida Supreme Court has approved the language for a proposed state constitutional amendment which would automatically restore voting rights to many past felony convictions who have completed their sentence, parole, and probation.

Can a Convicted Felon Vote in the Presidential Election?

Whether or not a person convicted of felony can vote depends on their state of residence. Vermont and Maine allow convicted felons to vote via absentee ballot while incarcerated. Thirteen states and the District of Columbia allow a person convicted of a felony to vote only after they complete their period of incarceration.  These include: District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Utah. Twenty four states allow convicted felons to vote after they have completed their period of more ยป