Kelli Jo Griffin, shown here in a 2014 photo, lost her case to have her voting rights restored when the Iowa Supreme Court recently ruled that felons automatically lose their voting rights for life in Iowa. Griffin lost her voting rights after being convicted of a nonviolent drug offense.
Kelli Jo Griffin, shown here in a 2014 photo, lost her case to have her voting rights restored when the Iowa Supreme Court recently ruled that felons automatically lose their voting rights for life in Iowa. Griffin lost her voting rights after being convicted of a nonviolent drug offense. John Gaines Associated Press
Kelli Jo Griffin, shown here in a 2014 photo, lost her case to have her voting rights restored when the Iowa Supreme Court recently ruled that felons automatically lose their voting rights for life in Iowa. Griffin lost her voting rights after being convicted of a nonviolent drug offense. John Gaines Associated Press

Voting ban for convicted felons is a lifetime sentence

July 04, 2016 12:06 PM