Voting is a civil right which Americans, felons or not, should not be deprived of. Many states other than Minnesota allow felons to reintegrate into the election process more quickly than Minnesota law currently allows. 19 states, including Minnesota, do not allow felons to vote until they have completed their term of incarceration, parole, and probation. 17 states and Washington D.C. allow felons to vote either after their incarceration or completion of parole. 2 states, Maine and Vermont, allow felons to vote while they are still incarcerated.