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Tue Jun 26, 2018, 05:24 PM

Watching the race in Staten Island. I just had a hmm moment

Convicted felon and former Congressman Michael Grimm is running for the GOP primary in Staten Island NY. On July 17, 2015, Grimm was sentenced to eight months in prison for tax evasion. Weird to me that a convicted felon cannot vote in elections, but they can run for office?


yes, this guy...

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Reply Watching the race in Staten Island. I just had a hmm moment (Original post)
SummerSnow Jun 2018 OP
Vinca Jun 2018 #1
TheBlackAdder Jun 2018 #4
bottomofthehill Jun 2018 #2
NutmegYankee Jun 2018 #3

Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Tue Jun 26, 2018, 05:41 PM

1. I heard this afternoon he's ahead of the other Republican. Mind boggling.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #1)

Tue Jun 26, 2018, 06:29 PM

4. Like other gang members, mobsters, prisoners and thugs. . . he now has street creds.

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Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Tue Jun 26, 2018, 06:03 PM

2. It depends on the State as to weather or not a felon can vote

Depending on which state you live in, If you have served your sentence your rights can immediately be restored

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Response to SummerSnow (Original post)

Tue Jun 26, 2018, 06:07 PM

3. Very few states still do lifetime bans on felons voting.

It was a legacy of Segregation and a slew of BS felonies that whites just never seemed to get charged with...

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