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 Lerner is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom in Washington, D.C. She has previously covered voting, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for publications including Votebeat and The Appeal.

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