This statement was issued by Greg Capillo and Jordan Mazurek, two individuals who were dragged out of the room after attempting to ask the Senate State and Local Government Committee to consider and pass HB 70.
These flyers tell the stories of two former felons who would be impacted by a proposed change to our voting rights amendment that would add a five to ten year waiting period before automatic restoration of voting rights.
This powerpoint presentation was used for a "Power Up!" webinar on our work to restore voting rights for former felons, an overview of the history of voting rights in Kentucky, and some information regarding the potential impact of more stringent voter id laws.
This document contains information about the current voter identification law in Kentucky, the impacts that proposed changes to the law may have on Kentuckians, KFTC's position on voter identification, and other resources.
This report from the Sentencing Project provides state-by-state data about how many individuals have lost the right to vote due to a crazy-quilt pattern of laws that bar people convicted of a felony from voting. Kentucky is one of three states that bars more than 20% of voting age African Americans from voting. A total of 243,842 Kentuckians have lost the right to vote.