Virginia Republicans Will Sue Over Governor Restoring Voting Rights to Felons 

At the end of April, Virginia Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order restoring voting rights to people convicted of felonies. Unhappy state Republicans said on Monday they would file a lawsuit contesting the order, which, according to them, was designed to bulk up Democratic voter rolls in time…

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Virginia Governor Restores Voting Rights to More Than 200,000 People Convicted of Felonies

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order Friday restoring voting rights to people convicted of felonies. In Virginia, the law barring felons from voting dates back to the Civil War; the governor said today that the state “cannot achieve its full potential until all men and women are eligible for…