Talk:Felony disenfranchisement

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Isn't this sorta kinda related to...[edit]

...Getting your opponent into jail? See Eugene V. Debbs (who at least was allowed to run for office from jail) for the most prominent American example. Bonus points for it being totally unrelated charges, preferably something horrible and universally despised like rape or the likes. Of course it is hard to distinguish this from actual criminals who really did do something wrong and just happen to be your political opponent. Or cases where everybody does it and only the people you oppose politically get convicted of it... See Mikhail Chodorkovski, who was/is any bit as corrupt as all the other oligarchs but was the only one to be convicted because he dared to oppose Putin... Avengerofthe BoN (talk) 16:38, 3 August 2015 (UTC)


What's the non-US situation? In Europe or at least the UK the debate seems to be the more liberal one of whether prisoners should vote while incarcerated. Annquin (talk) 14:47, 18 March 2016 (UTC)

what's the situation in the US? The article doesnt say either? Is FD in effect or being proposed? No ref. Either way. Ive never heard the term in the UK much less any one suggesting it. AMassiveGay (talk) 16:52, 18 March 2016 (UTC)