Iowa Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Felon Disenfranchisement Case

Here is a newspaper story describing the oral argument on April 9 in the Iowa Supreme Court, in Chiodo v The Section 43.24 Panel. The issue is the meaning of the Iowa Constitutional provision that says persons convicted of “infamous crimes” can’t register to vote, or run for state or local office, unless the Governor has restored their rights. A decision is likely in the next five days.

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