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    Ex-Felons disenfranchised in US election - 18 Oct 08

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    Al Jazeera English

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

    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.