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Former Felons Can Regain Their Right to Vote and Participate in November 2006 Election

 

A Microvote Infinity voting machineThe ACLU-Right to Vote Campaign In partnership with the NAACP TN State Conference-Press & Publicity Committee will hold a Town Hall meeting to educate the general public about the new law that streamlines the voting restoration process for individuals who have completed the requirements of their sentancing and probation.

ACLU/NAACP Right to Vote Campaign:
Restoring the right to vote after a felony

When: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Tuesday September 5, 2006
Where: Clarksville-Montgomery County Board of Education Building
621 Gracey Avenue
Clarksville, 37040
in the Main Board Meeting Room
Admission: Free

A special panel of expert guests will explain the new statute that  was recently signed by Governor Phil Bredesen last month, and discuss the process which will return to former felons their voting rights. This will enable many to be ready to exercise their vote in the November 2006 Election.

Guest Panelists:

  • Ana Munoz, Brennan Center For Justice, National Right to Vote Campaign
  • Hugh Reed Poland, Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Vickie Koelman, Clarksville/Montgomery County Election Commission
  • Kenneth Alberitton, Former Felon who has restored his Right to Vote

+Special Voter Registration of Former Felons & the Community Conducted By: League of Women Voters

We recommend that former felons and their family members, law enforcement personnel, City & County officials, Judges, Politicians, and Clergy consider attending, so this important new information can be widely disseminated throughout the community.

For more information contact Mr. Terry McMoore at (931) 378-1999


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