More than 55,000 North Carolina residents were granted the right to vote. Until they weren...

N.C. Court of Appeals overturns decision granting voting rights for felons – The Daily Tar Heel

More than 55,000 North Carolina residents were granted the right to vote. Until they weren’t. On Sept. 3, 11 days after the Wake County Superior Court ruled to restore voting rights to North Carolina residents on felony probation or parole, the N.C. Court of Appeals overturned that decision, and the N.C. Supreme Court upheld the Court of Appeals decision Friday. The case was brought by the Community Success Initiative against N.C. Speaker of the House, Rep. Tim Moore, R-Cleveland.  The appeal of the ruling strips them of their eligibility to vote, effective immediately. Uncertainty around voting Confusion continues to surround …

 

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