Akbari to push automatic restoration of voting rights for low-level felons

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 11, 2018 4:00 AM CT | Published: December 10, 2018 5:24 PM CT
Senate Minority Chairman Raumesh Akbari, with an eye toward passage of a Florida referendum on felon voting rights, is planning to sponsor legislation automatically restoring the right to vote for people with low-level felony convictions.

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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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