Former inmate surprised after mailed voting record shows votes while in prison

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Charlotte area woman is outraged after she spent 10 years in prison, but received a voting record in the mail saying she voted twice while behind bars.

The law states no person found guilty of a felony is permitted to vote unless that person is restored to the rights of citizenship.

Citizenship is usually restored when the prisoner completes their sentence.

So, Debra Nicklin was alarmed when she saw a record saying she voted in 2014 and 2016.

Her first thought was voter fraud, but that was not what happened.

Watch the video above as reporter Tina Terry joins Nicklin as she took her concerns to election officials. 

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