Tag: restoration of voting rights

Governor McAuliffe announces restoration of rights for over 10,000 people

Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that his administration restored the voting and civil rights of 10,009 individuals. The McAuliffe administration has restored the rights of more Virginians than any other Governor in a four year term.

Letter requirement for restoration of voting rights dropped

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   Gov. Bob McDonnell is reportedly pulling back from a proposal that would have required nonviolent offenders in Virginia seeking to have their voting rights restored to write a letter describing the nature of their crime, community services, church activities, improvement made to their educational status, and an explanation as […]

Wagner, Signer miss key points on restoration of voting rights

The race you’ve heard almost nothing about is starting to heat up, and yeah, it’s getting ugly between two of the Democratic Party lieutenant-governor candidates, and on a sensitive social issue that we highlighted in a recent edition of our New Dominion Magazine.