People don't vote because they are good, upright, or moral; they vote because democracy demands that the voice of every person should be heard when it comes to matters of government. Voting should be considered an inalienable right, and committing a felony should not be able to nullify that right.
Felons are still citizens and should have the right to vote in elections. They are serving or have served the time they were given. Almost everyone has done something even if it is just speeding, but we still have the right to vote. All citizens should be allowed to vote. The may offer valuable insight on how to prevent crime and jail conditions.