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    Ex-Felons disenfranchised in US election - 18 Oct 08

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    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.