50 State Democracy Report Card

Citizen Participation Raw Data

State
Felon Vote
Felon Vote Score
Felon Vote Grade
Percent Who Vote
Percent Vote Grade
Youth Vote
Youth Vote Score
Youth Vote Grade
Automatic Voter Registration
AVR Scores
AVR Grade
Vote By Mail
VBM Scores
VBM Grade
Alabama
No
55%
F
47%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Alaska
After Release, Parole & Probation
75%
C
55%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
Yes
100%
A
Opt
75%
C
Arizona
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
49%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
App
85%
B
Arkansas
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
41%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
California
After Release, Parole & Probation
75%
C
50%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
Yes
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
Colorado
After Release
85%
B
63%
D
None
55%
F
Yes
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
Connecticut
After Release, Parole & Probation
75%
C
54%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
App
85%
B
Delaware
No
55%
F
51%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
App
85%
B
Florida
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
55%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Georgia
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
55%
F
None
55%
F
100
100%
A
Opt
75%
C
Hawaii
After Release
85%
B
39%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
Yes
100%
A
Idaho
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
50%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Illinois
After Release
85%
B
51%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
Yes
100%
A
App
85%
B
Indiana
After Release
85%
B
47%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
No
55%
F
Iowa
No
55%
F
58%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
App
85%
B
Kansas
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
51%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Kentucky
NO
55%
F
49%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Louisiana
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
45%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
No
55%
F
Maine
Yes
100%
A
60%
D-
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
Yes
100%
A
Opt
75%
C
Maryland
After Release
85%
B
54%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
Yes
100%
A
App
85%
B
Massachusetts
After Release
85%
B
55%
F
None
55%
F
Yes
100%
A
App
85%
B
Michigan
After Release
85%
B
58%
F
None
55%
F
Yes
100%
A
Opt
75%
C
Minnesota
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
64%
D
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Mississippi
No
55%
F
43%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
No
55%
F
Missouri
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
53%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Montana
After Release
85%
B
62%
D-
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Nebraska
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
52%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
App
85%
B
Nevada
After Release
85%
B
48%
F
None
55%
F
Yes
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
New Hampshire
After Release
85%
B
55%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
New Jersey
After Release
85%
B
53%
F
None
55%
F
Yes
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
New Mexico
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
47%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
New York
After Release
85%
B
45%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
North Carolina
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
50%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
North Dakota
After Release
85%
B
59%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Ohio
After Release
85%
B
51%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
App
85%
B
Oklahoma
After Release, Parole & Probation
75%
C
43%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Oregon
After Release
85%
B
62%
D-
None
55%
F
Yes
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
Pennsylvania
After Release
85%
B
51%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Rhode Island
After Release
85%
B
48%
F
None
55%
F
Yes
100%
A
Opt
75%
C
South Carolina
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
45%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
No
55%
F
South Dakota
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
53%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Tennessee
No
55%
F
45%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
No
55%
F
Texas
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
46%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
No
55%
F
Utah
After Release
85%
B
52%
F
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
Yes
100%
A
Vermont
Yes
100%
A
56%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
Yes
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
Virginia
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
55%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Washington
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
59%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
Yes
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
West Virginia
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
43%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
Yes
100%
A
Opt
75%
C
Wisconsin
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
62%
D-
None
55%
F
No
55%
F
App
85%
B
Wyoming
No
55%
F
49%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
No
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Alabama
No
55%
F
47%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Alaska
After Release, Parole & Probation
75%
C
55%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
100%
A
Opt
75%
C
Arizona
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
49%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
App
85%
B
Arkansas
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
41%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
California
After Release, Parole & Probation
75%
C
50%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
Colorado
After Release
85%
B
63%
D
None
55%
F
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
Connecticut
After Release, Parole & Probation
75%
C
54%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
App
85%
B
Delaware
No
55%
F
51%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
App
85%
B
Florida
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
55%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Georgia
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
55%
F
None
55%
F
100%
A
Opt
75%
C
Hawaii
After Release
85%
B
39%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
Yes
100%
A
Idaho
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
50%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Illinois
After Release
85%
B
51%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
100%
A
App
85%
B
Indiana
After Release
85%
B
47%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
No
55%
F
Iowa
No
55%
F
58%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
App
85%
B
Kansas
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
51%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Kentucky
NO
55%
F
49%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Louisiana
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
45%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
No
55%
F
Maine
Yes
100%
A
60%
D-
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
100%
A
Opt
75%
C
Maryland
After Release
85%
B
54%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
100%
A
App
85%
B
Massachusetts
After Release
85%
B
55%
F
None
55%
F
100%
A
App
85%
B
Michigan
After Release
85%
B
58%
F
None
55%
F
100%
A
Opt
75%
C
Minnesota
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
64%
D
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Mississippi
No
55%
F
43%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
No
55%
F
Missouri
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
53%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Montana
After Release
85%
B
62%
D-
None
55%
F
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Nebraska
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
52%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
App
85%
B
Nevada
After Release
85%
B
48%
F
None
55%
F
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
New Hampshire
After Release
85%
B
55%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
New Jersey
After Release
85%
B
53%
F
None
55%
F
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
New Mexico
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
47%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
New York
After Release
85%
B
45%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
North Carolina
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
50%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
North Dakota
After Release
85%
B
59%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Ohio
After Release
85%
B
51%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
App
85%
B
Oklahoma
After Release, Parole & Probation
75%
C
43%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Oregon
After Release
85%
B
62%
D-
None
55%
F
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
Pennsylvania
After Release
85%
B
51%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Rhode Island
After Release
85%
B
48%
F
None
55%
F
100%
A
Opt
75%
C
South Carolina
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
45%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
No
55%
F
South Dakota
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
53%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Tennessee
No
55%
F
45%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
No
55%
F
Texas
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
46%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
No
55%
F
Utah
After Release
85%
B
52%
F
None
55%
F
55%
F
Yes
100%
A
Vermont
Yes
100%
A
56%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
Virginia
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
55%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
Washington
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
59%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
100%
A
Yes
100%
A
West Virginia
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
43%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
100%
A
Opt
75%
C
Wisconsin
After Release, Parole, Probation & Fees
65%
D
62%
D-
None
55%
F
55%
F
App
85%
B
Wyoming
No
55%
F
49%
F
Some 16-17 Year Old
75%
C
55%
F
Opt
75%
C
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