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Increased efforts to get more Virginia voters to the polls this election year

Virginia Delegate Sam Rasoul talked to the VDOE about his concerns after WSLS 10 brought him the findings.
Virginia Delegate Sam Rasoul talked to the VDOE about his concerns after WSLS 10 brought him the findings. (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

ROANOKE (WSLS 10) -  Delegate Sam Rasoul is among those raising awareness and encouraging ex-felons and others to get registered to vote.

In fact, according to the Roanoke City Registrar's Office, nearly 100 people have signed up in-person to get their voting rights restored.

Officials say more local organizations have signed up to be certified to hold registration rallies and other events because this is a presidential election year.

Registrar's office staff members say they are also teaming up with retirement and healthcare facilities to make sure voters have photo IDs.