No-excuse absentee voting allows all qualified voters to exercise their right to vote regardless of location or status and eliminates the need for voters to share personal and private information with general registrars.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
It is time to restore the presumption of innocence to our criminal justice system and end the practice of holding people in jail who have not been convicted of a crime and are not a demonstrable risk to public safety.
The League of Women Voters of Virginia agrees with the principle that every citizen should have an equal voice in government, even if incarcerated. People who are in jail for misdemeanors already can vote absentee by mail. Those in prison should be able to do so, too.