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IV. Legislative Updates

Louisiana: Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed legislation into law that will automatically restore the voting rights to ex-felons five years after they are released from prison. Approximately 2,000 will receive their voting rights right away.

New Mexico: The Las Cruces city council voted this week to use the ranked-choice voting system for local elections beginning in late 2019.

Pennsylvania: State Rep. Kevin Boyle has introduced a bill that would establish the first Saturday and Sunday in November as voting days.