A few weeks ago, Stepfon Lewis was disqualified from running for office in Tuscaloosa because he did not have the right to vote. This stems from many years ago when Lewis was found guilty of a felony crime.

Like most states, a person convicted of a felony in Alabama has their voting rights revoked. Lewis who is now a changed man and community activist, is running for the mayor's seat. He is running against Walt Maddox, Tuscaloosa's current mayor.

Lewis and many others in Tuscaloosa are eager for him to get back to business.

Yesterday, Lewis announced that his voter registration rights have been restored. He even read aloud the restoration letter from the state pardons and parole board.

The municipal election is March 7th.