What Every Voter Should Know

FAQs for Incarcerated Voters & Returning Citizens

If I am incarcerated, under court supervision, or residing at a halfway house; can I still vote?

What address should I use when I am registering to vote?

I’ve just been released from Incarceration, what should I do to make sure my voting rights are intact?

What if I requested an Absentee Ballot to vote while incarcerated, but I was released before it arrived?


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