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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs voting rights legislation for ex-cons and teens

Posted on AllSides December 2nd, 2023
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed into law a series of measures allowing ex-convicts and teenagers new voting rights in the 2024 election. Whitmer signed a package of bills on Thursday that provided additional people the ability to sign up to vote. The first will allow eligible individuals to vote in an upcoming election after they are released from prison. The second will allow 16- and 17-year-olds to pre-register to vote. The package also criminalizes the intimidation of poll workers, regulates political advertisements that use artificial intelligence, and tightens the election...

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