DATE: November 1, 2010
TO: Concerned Parties
FROM: Hilary O. Shelton, Director, Washington Bureau
NAACP SUPPORTS VOTER RENFRANCHISEMENT FOR EX-FELONY OFFENDERS
THE “DEMOCRACY RESTORATION ACT” WOULD CLEAR A PATH
TO ALLOW EX-FELONY OFFENDERS TO VOTE IN FEDERAL ELECTIONS
ONCE THEY ARE OUT OF PRISON
THE ACTION WE NEED YOU TO TAKE:
Call your Representative and BOTH your Senators and URGE THEM TO CO-SPONSOR H.R. 3335 / S. 1516, THE “DEMOCRACY RESTORATION ACT”. To contact your elected federal representatives, you may:
Make a Phone Call:
Call your Senator and your Representative in Washington by dialing the Capitol Switchboard and asking to be transferred to your Senator/Congressman’s office. The switchboard phone number is (202) 224-3121 (see message section, below).
REMEMBER TO CALL BOTH YOUR SENATORS.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION TO THIS IMPORTANT MATTER!!!
If you have any questions, call Hilary Shelton at the Washington Bureau at (202) 463-2940