Illinois Wants to Launch a Huge Get-Out-the-Vote Campaign—In Jails

The voting rights of felons have been top of mind among criminal justice reformers for years. But that conversation has overlooked a group that, although technically eligible to vote, is often unable to cast a ballot: people who are awaiting trial in jail.  An Illinois bill that passed last month aims to change that. The bill, which the governor is expected to sign […]