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Californians On Parole Can't Vote — Prop 17 Could Change That

Mark Fujiwara, Legal Services for Prisoners With Children

California is one of just three states that requires people convicted of felonies to finish parole before they can vote. Prop 17 would change that, and grant voting rights to nearly 40,000 Californians on parole.

DORSEY NUNN: When I got ready to cast my first vote, I dressed up for it along with a number of other people as a way you go. 'Where are you going, where are you going in that suit and tie?' I'm going to vote

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Crosscurrents 2020 Elections
Hana Baba is host of Crosscurrents, KALW's weeknight newsmagazine that broadcasts on KALW Public Radio in the San Francisco Bay Area.