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Washington State Senate Passes Bill to Restore Voting Rights to People on Probation and Parole

 Today the Washington State Senate voted to automatically restore voting rights to more than 20,000 people in the state who have past criminal convictions and are on community supervision, the equivalent of parole and probation in Washington. The House passed the same measure last month. The legislation now awaits Governor Jay Inslee’s signature to become law. Washington would become the 20th state to restore voting rights upon release from prison. […]