Restore the Vote Coalition joins Senator Champion and Representative Dehn to push for legislation to allow people to vote after serving time

ST. PAUL, MN – A group of more than 90 organizations represented by the Restore the Vote MN coalition are joining Sen. Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) and Rep. Raymond Dehn (DFL-Minneapolis) to support legislation that restores the right to vote for the more than 53,000 Minnesotans who are living with a felony conviction.

 

WHO: Sen. Bobby Joe Champion, Rep. Raymond Dehn, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, Anika Bowie of the Restore the Vote MN coalition, Women’s March Minnesota, ACLU-MN, NAACP Minneapolis, Republican Liberty Caucus, and faith-based leaders from ISAIAH and Jewish Community Action. Speakers will include a number of individuals impacted by the current law.

WHAT: Restore the Vote Legislation

WHEN: Thursday, March 7, 2019 — 9 a.m.

WHERE: B971 Capitol Press Room