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Many jailed in Central Florida have the right to vote, but few likely to

Grace Toohey
Orlando Sentinel
A recent report by the national think tank Demos recommended jail staff take additional steps to ensure people are not disenfranchised because they are in jail.

But with COVID limiting many family visits as well as access to jails for nonprofit and community organizations — which often drive voter registration — a recent report by the national think tank Demos recommended jail staff take additional steps to ensure people are not disenfranchised because they are in jail.

The liberal think-tank, which says its mission is to promote “just, inclusive, multiracial democracy,” recommended jails improve access to information about voting as well as access to registration and ballot materials, so people know if they can vote and have the resources to do so.

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