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12:22 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Felon Voting Rights Bill Passes Ky. House Committee

Rep. Jesse Crenshaw
Credit lrc.ky.gov

A bill that would restore voting rights for non-violent felons has passed a Kentucky House committee.

The measure is Rep. Jesse Crenshaw's latest attempt to put approximately 130,000 felons back on the voting rolls. Similar efforts have repeatedly stalled in the Republican-controlled Senate. But Crenshaw says he hopes that his bill will fare better this year due to support from U.S. Sen. Rand Paul.

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