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Voting Rights Resources

E.g., 10/2021
E.g., 10/2021

Voting Rights Webinar Video 1-28-19

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Good introduction to the Voting Rights issue from a lively webinar with 45 participants register and good discussion.

Basic Voting Rights Factsheet

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Introductory information about our campaign to restore voting rights to people with felonies in their past

Voting Rights Petition 2019

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Petition for broad public circulation in favor of voting rights for people with felonies in their past.

Statement by Greg Capillo and Jordan Mazurek on Voting Rights Action

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

This statement was issued by Greg Capillo and Jordan Mazurek, two individuals who were dragged out of the room after attempting to ask the Senate State and Local Government Committee to consider and pass HB 70. 

April and Teddi shouldn't have to wait flyers

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

These flyers tell the stories of two former felons who would be impacted by a proposed change to our voting rights amendment that would add a five to ten year waiting period before automatic restoration of voting rights.

Voting Rights Powerpoint!

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

This powerpoint presentation was used for a "Power Up!" webinar on our work to restore voting rights for former felons, an overview of the history of voting rights in Kentucky, and some information regarding the potential impact of more stringent voter id laws.

Background Information about Voter Identification Laws in Kentucky and beyond

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

This document contains information about the current voter identification law in Kentucky, the impacts that proposed changes to the law may have on Kentuckians, KFTC's position on voter identification, and other resources.

State level estimates of felon disenfranchisement, 2010 data

Sentencing Project

This report from the Sentencing Project provides state-by-state data about how many individuals have lost the right to vote due to a crazy-quilt pattern of laws that bar people convicted of a felony from voting. Kentucky is one of three states that bars more than 20% of voting age African Americans from voting. A total of 243,842 Kentuckians have lost the right to vote.

Letter to the Editor: Cumberland County News

Cumberland County News/Carl Wicklund

Carl Wicklund Letter on Voting Rights

Application for restoration of civil rights

Division of Probation and Parole

Former felons can fill out this form to request voting rights restoration through the Governor's executive pardoning power.