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Can Felon’s Vote?

If you’re incarcerated, on parole, or community supervision, you are NOT eligible to exercise your right vote.  If you’re out of jail/prison, you’re eligible to vote but you’ll need to re-register again.  You may only vote in one state and will need to be a resident of Washington.

If you were convicted in another state, you are eligible to vote as long as you’re out of jail/prison.

If you have a misdemeanor conviction or a conviction in juvenile court then you’re still eligible to vote in Washington State.

If you’re a felon and still unsure, you can call Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) directly at:  1-800-430-9674.  They will answer any specific questions you may have.

Read more about voter eligibility in Washington State.



Having lived in the Pacific Northwest his entire life, Jeff understands and delivers a different perspective about politics. Even though many may disagree with his language and writing style, you can't debate his passion for the Seattle area and his committment to a better society.

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