What Every Voter Should Know

FAQ’s for Incarcerated Voters & Returning Citizens

I’m incarcerated; 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 restored?

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

Can I vote if I’m living in a halfway house? What about if I have a curfew?


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