Simple Civics / Can You Run for President from Prison?
October 10, 2019
When you go to prison, you naturally give up some of your rights, but could you still run for office while you're locked up? The answer may surprise you. In this episode, Dr. Terri Jett breaks down the requirements for running for federal office and introduces a few people who have done it from inside their jail cell. About Simple Civics Simple Civics is a show dedicated to answering your questions about our laws and government. In each episode, Butler University Professor of Political Science Terri Jett tackles a specific question in just a couple minutes breaking down the history behind an issue and how it affects us today.