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Cook County inmates register to vote

August 13, 2018 In the Press

The non-profit organization Chicago Votes has registered nearly 2,000 new voters in Cook County jail—detainees who have not been convicted of a crime—and aims to increase that number by the November midterm elections. An article in the Huffington Post describes the efforts of the group and the impact of voter registration programs in prisons nationwide. Read the full article here.