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California moves one step closer to granting parolees right to vote

Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media

Assemblymember Kevin McCarty’s (D-Sacramento) Assembly Constitutional Amendment 6 (ACA 6) passed out of the California State Senate last week.

The bill, known as the Free the Vote Act, will seek voters' approval in the 2020 November election to restore voting rights to former inmates who are free from incarceration but still on parole.