Non-profit takes aim at “Restore the Vote” act

MN Supreme Court Takes on Restore The Vote Act

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(ABC 6 News) – New arguments make their way to the Minnesota Supreme Court against the law which restored voting rights to Minnesotans with a felony conviction.

In an order on Tuesday, the court granted an accelerated review requested by the Minnesota Voters Alliance, a non-profit election integrity watchdog group.

The non-profit sued over the law enacted just last year that allows felons no longer behind bars to vote, instead of waiting until they’ve finished probation or parole.

Attorneys for the Minnesota Voters Alliance asked to bypass the court of appeals because early voting for the 2024 general election begins in June.

The state supreme court will hear arguments on April 1.