Subscribers only

Some felons may regain the right to vote

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 25, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: March 25, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>A bill in the General Assembly would restore voting rights to some felons in Tennessee after they are released from prison, probation or parole.&nbsp;</strong> (AP file)

A bill in the General Assembly would restore voting rights to some felons in Tennessee after they are released from prison, probation or parole.  (AP file)

Thousands of Tennesseans convicted of certain felonies would regain the right to vote under a proposal from two Nashville Democrats in the General Assembly.

Topics

Tennessee General Assembly Voting Subscriber Only

Thank you for supporting local journalism.

Subscribers to The Daily Memphian help fund our not-for-profit newsroom of nearly 40 local journalists plus more than 20 freelancers, all of whom work around the clock to cover the issues impacting our community. Subscriptions - and donations - also help fund our community access programs which provide free access to K-12 schools, community organizations, and more. Thank you for making our work possible.

Ian Round on demand

Never miss an article. Sign up to receive Ian Round's stories as they’re published.

Enter your e-mail address

Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.