Restoring voting rights

CIBOLA COUNTY, N.M. – The New Mexico State Legislature is considering a bill that restores voting rights to formerly incarcerated people. Under current state law all New Mexicans who are sentenced to prison lose their right to vote; House Bill 74 looks to change that. HB74 has been proposed by state Representative Gail Chasey (D – Bernalillo) with the intent of restoring rights to people who…

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