Each state has its own pardon processes. In some states, applying for a pardon is easier than others. If you are interested in learning about which states grant the most pardons and the least pardons, continue reading.
Least Difficult States to be Granted a Pardon In
These states grant 30% of applicants or more pardons and have regular processes for granting pardons.
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
Moderately Difficult States to be Granted a Pardon In
These states have a regular process for granting pardons but do not grant them as often.
Most Difficult States To Be Granted a Pardon In
These states do not grant pardons frequently.
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- West Virginia
These states that do not have a consistent level of difficulty for receiving a pardon pardons.
- New York
Compared to other states, Connecticut has a high grant rate; In 2018, the overall grant rate for pardons was 77%. So, if you are interested in applying for a pardon in Connecticut, you have a good chance of having the application granted, compared to in other states.
This information is from the Restoration of Rights Project. For more information, go to their website: http://restoration.ccresourcecenter.org/.
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