Last updated on: 8/1/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

State Felon Disenfranchisement Totals, 2004

 

Our table below shows the estimated disenfranchised felon totals for each state and the District of Columbia, as of Dec. 31, 2004. Blank squares indicate that the state does not disenfranchise those population groups.

StateTotal Voting PopulationPrisonersParoleesProbationersJail InmatesEst. Ex-FelonsTotal Est. DisenfranchisedTotal Est. % of Voting Pop. Disenfranchised
1. Alabama3,392,779 30,628 9,098 30,387 1,418 178,516 250,046 7.37%
2. Alaska459,529 4,658 927 5,083 463  11,132 2.42%
3. Arizona4,061,499 33,103 9,291 55,259 1,315 77,136 176,103 4.34%
4. Arkansas2,043,701 13,699 15,461 28,532   57,691 2.82%
5. California26,064,483 167,612 107,580  7,932  283,124 1.09%
6. Colorado3,397,937 20,537 6,920  1,180  28,636 0.84%
7. Connecticut2,647,997 19,012 3,090  752  22,854 0.86%
8. Delaware618,649 6,808 508 10,818 516 28,028 46,677 7.54%
9. District of Columbia454,981 374   356  730* 0.16%*
10. Florida13,094,945 84,210 4,694 127,794 5,565 957,423 1,179,687 9.01%
11. Georgia6,387,956 46,972 23,530 209,442 3,664  283,607 4.44%
12. Hawaii960,466 6,265   264  6,530 0.68%
13. Idaho994,305 6,034 2,767 8,265 350  17,416 1.75%
14. Illinois9,422,938 44,156   1,669  45,825 0.49%
15. Indiana4,591,742 24,615   1,630  26,245 0.57%
16. Iowa2,250,634 8,700 3,446 10,632 330 98,311 121,418 5.39%
17. Kansas2,028,426 9,333 4,146 13,907 477  27,863 1.37%
18. Kentucky3,123,645 17,470 9,609 29,311 1,183 128,775 186,348 5.97%
19. Louisiana3,318,779 36,047 25,065 34,366 2,712  98,190 2.96%
20. Maine1,018,982      0 0.00%
21. Maryland4,130,817 23,434 14,223 20,482 1,111 52,272 111,521 2.70%
22. Massachusetts4,946,304 10,140     10,120 0.20%
23. Michigan7,541,065 48,173   1,615  49,788 0.66%
24. Minnesota3,810,605 8,675 3,614 25,768 727  38,784 1.02%
25. Mississippi2,120,013 23,669 1,816 21,967 1,153 97,550 146,155 6.89%
26. Missouri4,297,142 30,515 17,123 45,305 810  93,752 2.18%
27. Montana701,847 3,942   203  4,145 0.59%
28. Nebraska1,298,451 4,024 736 5,385 239 51,612 61,996 4.77%
29. Nevada1,659,757 10,606 4,287 6,987 547 21,166 43,594 2.63%
30. New Hampshire981,456 2,417   170  2,587 0.26%
31. New Jersey6,506,779 26,619 13,950 85,186 1,423  127,178 1.95%
32. New Mexico1,372,580 6,466 2,953 8,002 658  18,080 1.32%
33. New York14,657,367 63,372 55,741  2,904  122,018 0.83%
34. North Carolina6,319,805 34,298 216 37,136 1,463  73,113 1.16%
35. North Dakota487,010 1,380   86  1,466 0.30%
36. Ohio8,620,509 43,927   1,560  45,487 0.53%
37. Oklahoma2,633,289 22,844 4,047 21,962 688  49,541 1.88%
38. Oregon2,710,424 13,376   852  14,228 0.52%
39. Pennsylvania9,534,761 41,626     41,626 0.44%
40. Rhode Island832,115 3,534 400 16,622 237  20,793 2.50%
41. South Carolina3,123,648 23,719 2,953 20,904 946  48,523 1.55%
42. South Dakota568,883 3,138   133  3,271 0.58%
43. Tennessee4,447,269 25,835 7,983 32,288 2,254 25,899 94,258 2.12%
44. Texas15,878,347 171,918 101,453 243,413 6,103  522,887 3.29%
45. Utah1,608,540 5,970     5,970 0.37%
46. Vermont481,661      0 0.00%
47. Virginia5,587,563 35,172 5,158 37,463 2,153 297,901 377,847 6.76%
48. Washington4,634,864 16,229 116 120,014 1,173 29,785 167,316 3.61%
49. West Virginia1,419,453 4,982 1,308 4,159 352  10,800 0.76%
50. Wisconsin4,139,405 23,134 12,911 24,873 1,423  62,342 1.51%
51. Wyoming380,169 2,018 586 3,171 118 14,304 20,198 5.31%
TOTALS217,766,2711,315,387477,7041,344,88362,8782,058,6785,259,530 2.42%
StateTotal Voting PopulationPrisonersParoleesProbationersJail InmatesEst. Ex-FelonsTotal Est. DisenfranchisedTotal Est. % of Voting Pop. Disenfranchised

Does not include the 6,677 D.C. prisoners under the jurisdiction of the Federal Bureau of Prisons

Data is compiled from a variety of sources; Jeff Manza, PhD, Christopher Uggen, PhD, and The Sentencing Project.