Last updated on: 11/27/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

John Fund Biography

Title:
Columnist, Wall Street Journal
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) Be Allowed to Vote?"
Reasoning:

“If I sat in a legislature in a state with a lifetime ban, I would probably support restoring the right to vote to those who had completed jail time and parole.”

“My Felon Americans,” Wall Street Journal, Mar. 7, 2005

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Editorial Page Writer (specializing in politics and government), Wall Street Journal and OpinionJournal.com, 1986-Present
  • Member, Editorial Board, Wall Street Journal, 1995-2001
  • Warren Brookes Award for Journalistic Excellence, American Legislative Exchange Council, 1993
  • Deputy Editorial Features Editor, Wall Street Journal, 1984-1986
  • Reporter for syndicated columnists Rowland Evans and Robert Novak, 1982-1984
  • Former Research Analyst, California State Legislature
Education:
  • Attended California State University
Other:
  • None found