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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Ex-Felon disenfranchisement in US election

The states of Kentucky and Virginia currently do not allow felons to cast ballots. That accounts for nearly seven per cent of voting-age citizens.

And with Virginia considered a battleground state in this election, the issue has become a hot topic.

Al Jazeera's Avi Lewis travelled to Richmond, Virginia to speak with people on both sides of the divide.

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