Felony Voting in Mississippi
There are 23 specific crimes that bar you from voting in the state of Mississippi. Outside of these felony disenfranchised crimes, incarcerated persons may register to vote an cast an absentee ballot. If you were convicted of any of the other 23 crimes federally or in another state, then you can retain your right to vote in Mississippi. The 23 Disenfranchised crimes are:
- Voter Fraud
- Obtaining money or goods under false pretense
- Armed Robbery
- Felony Bad Check
- Felony Shoplifting
- Receiving Stolen Goods
- Timber Larceny
- Unlawful taking of motor vehicle
- Statutory Rape
- Larceny under lease or rental agreement
In Mississippi, 9.36% of citizens are disenfranchised. That's nearly 1 in every 10 adults.
Mississippi Bail Fund Collective
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