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William & Mary law students and the Williamsburg Bar Association are teaming up to help Virginians with non-violent felony convictions regain their voting rights.
Two months after about 350,000 nonviolent felons became eligible to regain their civil rights, only a small fraction has done so.
An effort is underway in the Waynesboro area to find nonviolent felons who are eligible to have their voting and civil rights restored.
A coalition of civil rights groups and other activists wants Gov. Bob McDonnell to issue an executive order restoring the voting rights of about 350,000 felons who have completed their sentences.
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