Hey felons, did you know that you can vote?

Lots of people with felony records believe that they’ve lost their right to vote in elections like the one coming up onTuesday. But you can vote, felons. Don’t let ’em tell you otherwise.

In Missouri, unless an individual is convicted of a felony or misdemeanor related to voting, the law states that they are eligible to vote once their supervision under probation or parole has been completed.

Nelson Hopkins Sr. runs Pardon & Parole Negotiation Services, LLC, which helps convicted felons navigate the rocky road back from incarceration. The day that a person’s probation or parole period

ends, Hopkins says, they can bring their proof-of-discharge paperwork to

the nearest election board office and register to vote.

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