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Tue Nov 24, 2015, 11:41 AM

Beshear signs executive order regarding felon voting rights

Source: CBS Affiliate WYMT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is issuing an executive order to restore voting rights for some felons.

There will be three criteria for felons for this restoration.

The first will be that they have fulfilled the terms of their sentence.

The second requirement will be that they must not have a pending criminal case, charge, or arrest.

The final criterion is that they may not be convicted of violent crimes, sex crimes, bribery or treason.

Read more: http://www.wkyt.com/wymt/home/headlines/Beshear-signs-executive-order-regarding-felon-voting-rights-353166551.html



This could potentially apply to tens of thousands of voters.

More coverage here-

http://www.lex18.com/story/30594983/gov-beshear-restores-right-to-vote-to-certain-offenders

This is an outgoing Democratic Gov. The dem in the 2015 race was defeated by a teapublican

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2015/11/03/gops-bevin-defeats-conway-ky-govs-race/75125448/

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Tue Nov 24, 2015, 01:12 PM

1. It's a start. nt

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Tue Nov 24, 2015, 07:02 PM

2. Kickin cuz YAY!

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