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In D.C. mayor’s race, Vincent Gray has secret
weapon: Support of growing ex-prisoner vote

Washington Post, by Aaron C. Davis

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Posted By:StormCnter, 3/24/2014 4:30:27 AM

Above an official portrait of Mayor Vincent C. Gray, crisp silver lettering spells out a welcome to one of the shiniest new places in D.C. government — the Office on Returning Citizen Affairs. And on a flier lying nearby: “YOU CAN LEGALLY VOTE!”The bustling facility is designed solely for convicted criminals, a center for training, job placement, housing services and other programs for a slice of the population growing by thousands each year. Ex-offenders account for at least one in 10 D.C. residents and perhaps many more. That makes them a potentially pivotal, if uncertain, voting bloc — and a

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 3/24/2014 6:59:35 AM     (No. 9781495)

I can already see a new voting bloc, Criminals for Democrats!

Waiting for the new-found Republican´s "War on Criminals."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/24/2014 7:50:36 AM     (No. 9781541)

The "Progressive´ agenda is much too important to be delayed by a bunch of legal technicalities surrounding who can vote and how many times.

Can´t we just move on ?

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