Diverse coalition backs easier restoration of felon voting rights

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 15, 2019 5:12 PM CT | Published: February 15, 2019 2:12 PM CT

An ex-convict invited by President Trump to the State of the Union address is helping lead efforts to streamline the voter restoration process for people who "pay their debt to society."

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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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