Voting After Criminal Convictions
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States can be generally grouped into five categories as follows. Click on an individual state to find out more!
States where you can always vote:
States where you can vote immediately after you get out of prison (while on parole/probation):
States where you can vote only after you finish parole (while on probation):
States where you can vote only after you finish all parole/probation:
States that have unusual rules around felon voting:
States that permanently revoke the right to vote and make ex-offenders apply to have their rights restored on an individual case-by-case basis:
Note: For every state that revokes the right to vote for people convicted of a felony, you need to re-register once your right to vote has been restored (except for North Dakota, which automatically registers all eligible voters)
Disclaimer: The information provided above and in the pages linked above is accurate and up-to-date, to the best of our knowledge. However, as state law is constantly changing, this information is also subject to change with little to no notice. The information is provided in good faith, but we make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability, or completeness thereof.