In Houston, people in jail can still go to the polls

By: - March 9, 2022 4:15 am

People incarcerated in the Cook County jail check in prior to casting their ballots at a polling place set up for early voting on Oct. 17, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. It was the first time that pretrial detainees in the jail had the opportunity to vote early in a general election. (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo / Getty Images)

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira was the democracy reporter for States Newsroom where she covered voting, elections, redistricting, and efforts to subvert democracy.

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