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

By: - March 9, 2022 5:55 am

Cook County jail detainees check in prior to casting their votes at a polling place set up for early voting on October 17, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. It is the first time that pretrial detainees in the jail will get the opportunity for early voting 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.