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State Total Felons Rate for Total* Black Men Rate for Black Men**
Alabama 241,100 7.5% 105,000 31.5%
Alaska 4,900 1.2% 500 6.3%
Arizona 74,600 2.3% 6,600 12.1%
Arkansas 27,400 1.5% 10,700 9.2%
California 241,400 1.0% 69,500 8.7%
Colorado 15,700 0.6% 3,500 6.1%
Connecticut 42,200 1.7% 13,700 14.8%
Delaware 20,500 3.7% 8,700 20.0%
District of Columbia 8,700 2.0% 8,100 7.2%
Florida 647,100 5.9% 204,600 31.2%
Georgia 134,800 2.5% 66,400 10.5%
Hawaii 3,000 0.3% 100 0.9%
Idaho 3,800 0.5% 100 2.7%
Illinois 38,900 0.4% 24,100 4.5%
Indiana 16,800 0.4% 6,800 4.6%
Iowa 42,300 2.0% 4,800 26.5%
Kansas 7,800 0.4% 2,800 5.6%
Kentucky 24,000 0.8% 7,000 7.7%
Louisiana 26,800 0.9% 19,600 4.8%
Maine 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Maryland 135,700 3.6% 67,900 15.4%
Massachusetts 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Michigan 42,300 0.6% 22,700 5.4%
Minnesota 56,000 1.6% 7,200 17.8%
Mississippi 145,600 7.4% 81,700 28.6%
Missouri 58,800 1.5% 20,100 11.3%
Montana 2,100 0.3% 0 2.9%
Nebraska 11,900 1.0% 2,100 10.2%
Nevada 16,800 1.4% 4,000 10.0%
New Hampshire 2,100 0.2% 100 3.8%
New Jersey 138,300 2.3% 65,200 17.7%
New Mexico 48,900 4.0% 3,700 24.1%
New York 126,800 0.9% 62,700 6.2%
North Carolina 96,700 1.8% 46,900 9.2%
North Dakota 700 0.1% 0 1.1%
Ohio 46,200 0.6% 23,800 6.2%
Oklahoma 37,200 1.5% 9,800 12.3%
Oregon 7,300 0.3% 900 4.5%
Pennsylvania 34,500 0.4% 18,900 5.2%
Rhode Island 13,900 1.8% 2,800 18.3%
South Carolina 48,300 1.7% 26,100 7.6%
South Dakota 2,100 0.4% 100 3.5%
Tennessee 97,800 2.4% 38,300 14.5%
Texas 610,000 4.5% 156,600 20.8%
Utah 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Vermont 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Virginia 269,800 5.3% 110,000 25.0%
Washington 151,500 3.7% 16,700 24.0%
West Virginia 6,700 0.5% 900 4.4%
Wisconsin 48,500 1.3% 14,900 18.2%
Wyoming 14,100 4.1% 400 27.7%
U.S. Total 3,892,400 2.0% 1,367,100 13.1%

Human Rights Watch Report: LOSING THE VOTE: The Impact of Felony Disenfranchisement Laws in the United States

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