Let’s send House Speaker Melissa Hortman, a friendly reminder to make voter restoration top priority in the house. #RestoreTheVoteMN
According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, Minnesota is the 7th ranking state for individuals on probation or parole. Minnesota has over 100,000 individuals currently on some level on probation or parole. Letting people vote while on felony probation can lower their chances to recidivate. A safe Minnesota is a voting Minnesota. Protect the legacy of the federal Voting Rights Act while holding our public officials accountable.
Its November 6th. Citizens are beating the drum of democracy with the national slogan “Get Out The Vote” to friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers. The polling locations are filled with anticipated voters waiting to get the iconic “I voted” sticker. The battle of candidates will come to an end as Minnesotans find out who won the midterm elections. With their families or campaign team, eyes will be glued to the news outlets with fingers crossed for a result that will change the course of their futures, while others will be behind bars inside of county detention centers.