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Voting Rights

Voting for officials and issues is an essential part of a democratic society. The franchise must never be conditioned on a person’s gender, ethnicity, or wealth. The ACLU works to ensure that no citizen is unfairly denied his or her right to vote.
Latino voters make history in Yakima
Victory!  Pasco approves consent decree in voting rights case
Voting Rights Restoration
Have a criminal record? Download our voting rights restoration guide!

Resources

Can I Vote? Flowchart

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Thursday, June 7, 2018
Can I vote in Washington with a criminal record? Use this chart to find out if you can register.

¿Puedo Votar? Esquema

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Thursday, June 7, 2018
Esta tabla le ayudara a darse cuenta si una persona que tiene antecedentes penales es elegible para votar.

Voting Rights Restoration in Washington State

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Monday, June 4, 2018
Under Washington law, individuals convicted of felonies that have their right to vote automatically restored as soon as they have completed incarceration and any community custody required by the Department of Corrections. This brochure briefly explains the law and answers frequently asked questions.  

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