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Gov. McAuliffe Restores Voting Rights of 206,000 Virginians, Including Disenfranchised African-Americans

By Jeremy Lazaruz


Gov restores voting rights - mcauliffe_restoration_of_rights_t580( – David Mosby no longer feels like a second-class citizen. After years of being barred from the ballot box because of his criminal record, the 46-year-old home improvement contractor is finally able to vote and fully take part in the life of his community.

“I never thought I’d have this opportunity,” said the teary-eyed Varina resident, one of more than 200,000 Virginians whose lives have been changed with a stroke of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s pen.

Gov. McAuliffe has gone further than any state chief executive to eliminate the last big barrier to voting in Virginia — a felony conviction.



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