According to Respectmyvote.com,
"Perhaps the biggest voting myth out there is that if you have a felony on your record, you have lost your right to vote forever. Every state has slightly different laws, but in the vast majority of cases, ex-offenders can vote."
The Respect My Vote campaign is being promoted by celebrities and ex-felons like 2 Chainz and aims to educate other ex-felons about getting re-enfranchised.
The campaign, targeted at younger would-be voters, provides a guide to each state's particular laws on restoring votes to ex-offenders. Click here to find out more about the laws in your state.
"I was overjoyed when I got my voter registration card. I was a real citizen!" Ex-offenders on reclaiming the human right to vote.
It won’t be easy to protect our votes from being sidelined and stolen this year, but here are a few simple things we can do.
We have to do more than block bad laws. We need real voting reform to expand the franchise for the 21st century.