Wednesday, August 31, 2016In the Republican’s motion to hold Gov. Terry McAuliffe in contempt they argue that McAuliffe may not restore a felon’s rights “without any specific request by individuals seeking such relief.”
Their claim is that respondents printed individual restoration orders with a replica of the Governor’s signature under the seal of the Commonwealth, and mailed them to those individuals on August 19, along with a voter registration form.
The motion also claims that the administration reviewed each record, but only to confirm that the individual had completed their sentence and any supervised release. “McAuliffe will not individually sign the orders or make use of an autopen, but an