A person convicted of a felony may register and vote if the individual meets the conditions below:
- Has fully discharged his/her sentence* and
- Was not convicted of a disqualifying felony as stated in the State's Constitution. These felonies are:
- Murder or manslaughter, (except vehicular homicide);
- Any felony constituting an offense against public administration involving bribery or improper influence or abuse of office, or any like offense under the laws of any state or local jurisdiction, or of the United States, or of the District of Columbia; or
- Any felony constituting a sexual offense, or any like offense under the laws of any state or local jurisdiction or of the United States or of the District of Columbia.
* Payment of any fees, fines, costs, or restitution which a felony offender may be required to pay as part of the criminal sanctions imposed on such offender is NOT considered in determining discharge of sentence for purposes of eligibility to register to vote.
For more information please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.