New N.H. Law Aims to Better Inform People With Criminal Records of Their Right to Vote
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When they were knocking on doors in Manchester’s Ward 4 ahead of last fall’s elections, Reps. Nicole Klein-Knight and Donald Bouchard kept hearing from people who claimed they were ineligible to vote because of past criminal records.
“It happened almost every day that we would walk,” Klein-Knight recalled. “So that’s a large enough number that we thought, this isn’t just one person’s confusion, this is a systemic issue in New Hampshire.”