Election’s coming: Know your voting rights

With the 2016 election just a few weeks away, this essay from the Collateral Consequences Resource Center is a good reminder of the importance of knowing the voting laws in your state – especially if you have been convicted of a crime.

In Nebraska, people with felony convictions can vote, with a few caveats.

Here is an explanation of felon voting rights from the Nebraska Secretary of State’s website.

The laws vary from state to state, so contact your local election authority if you have any questions regarding your right to vote.

And remember election day is Tuesday, November 8.

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