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Felony disenfranchisement: Quiz


Question 1: In the ________, not all prisoners are denied the right to vote while in prison.
United KingdomWalesCanadaEngland

Question 2: It therefore restricts ________;[1] the legitimacy of this is a matter of some controversy.
Universal suffrageWomen's suffrageSlaveryRacism

Question 3: [2] In 2007, ________ moved to restore voting rights to convicted felons.
New JerseyNorth CarolinaMassachusettsFlorida

Question 4: [2] In July, 2005, Iowa Governor ________ issued an executive order restoring the right to vote for all persons who have completed supervision.
Bill RichardsonJoe BidenHillary Rodham ClintonTom Vilsack

Question 5: ________ was commonly imposed on individuals convicted of "infamous" crimes as part of their "civil death", whereby these persons would lose all rights and claim to property.
DisfranchisementWashington, D.C.United StatesPuerto Rico

Question 6: Except Maine and Vermont, every state prohibits felons from voting while in prison, on probation, or on ________.
Double jeopardyParolePardonCapital punishment

Question 7: In Richardson v. Ramirez, the ________ upheld the constitutionality of felon disenfranchisement statutes, finding that the practice did not deny equal protection to disenfranchised voters.
United States ConstitutionUnited States CongressUnited States courts of appealsSupreme Court of the United States

Question 8: literacy tests, property requirements, grandfather clauses, tests for good moral character and criminal disenfranchisement - to deny the vote to ________ but also undesirable whites.
MiscegenationWhite peopleBlack peopleAfrican diaspora

Question 9: In ________ only persons convicted of electoral fraud or corruption lose the vote for up to several years after release from prison.
AustraliaNauruUnited KingdomNew Zealand

Question 10: In both the People's Republic of China and the ________, the abrogation of political rights is a form of punishment used in sentencing, available only for some crimes or along with a sentence of death or imprisonment for life.
Republic of ChinaPhilippinesPapua New GuineaVietnam

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