Bill may restore voting rights to convicted felons

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Rep. Patricia Smith, D-Baton Rouge, authored a bill that would allow felons under community supervision to vote that passed in a House committee Wednesday. (Photo: Sarah Gamard/LSU Manship School News Service)

By Drew White

Convicted felons who are back in their communities are one step closer toward having their voting rights restored under a bill that passed a House committee on Wednesday.

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