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Tell your state lawmakers: Don't Block the Ballot Box! It's time to restore the right to vote to the thousands of Kentuckians who made a mistake and have served their time. Ask your legislators to support House Bill 232 and permanently restore voting rights to Kentuckians with felony convictions in their past.

Governor Beshear restored voting rights to roughly 175,000 Kentuckians with some past felony convictions by executive order in 2019. This was a step in the right direction, but left nearly 65,000 people behind and could be easily undone by a future governor.

Before this order, Kentucky was one of only two states that permanently barred people with past felony convictions from voting. This disenfranchised approximately 9% of otherwise eligible voters and nearly 25% of African-Americans.

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Kentucky should join the vast majority of other states and permanently restore voting rights to people with felony convictions in their past. We have all made mistakes, and none of us should be defined by the worst parts of our past. I respectfully urge you to support House Bill 232.

Kentucky is currently on the fringe because we have not permanently restored voting rights to people with felony convictions in their past. As your constituent, I ask you to do your part to restore the right to vote to thousands of Kentuckians who made a mistake, served their time, and deserve to fully participate and invest in their communities.

Sincerely,

[First Name] [Last Name]
[Your Address]

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