Veteran Advisor
Posts: 1,663
Registered: ‎06-30-2010

Re: Kim, why the push for votes against you?

I think her point is that they already do (under specific governor action or previous executive orders), but the rules are confusing and the process perhaps burdensome, while also dependent on executive order or action from the governor's office.  Don't really see it so much as enabling voters who are likely to vote for the other team -- see it more as enabling citizens who have  "paid their dues" for their previous misdeeds, clarifying the rules, and simplifying the process.


If you were governor, would you want to be looking at these individual requests 2-3 times a week, or more?  Wouldn't it be preferable to have a straight-forward, well-defined and constitutional process?


Personally though, I think their voting rights should only be reinstated if they have actually "paid their dues", including the court-ordered restitution, if any.