- Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe uses an executive order to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 convicted felons
- "I believe it is time to cast off Virginia's troubled history of injustice," McAuliffe says
Washington (CNN)Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe restored voting rights to more than 200,000 Virginia convicted felons Friday.
We will ensure everyone w/ freedom to live in our communities has the right to participate in the democratic process #VARoR," McAuliffe's account tweeted.