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Election officials remind those with criminal records to check voter registration status

Posted: 10:02 PM, Oct 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-19 05:02:31Z

State elections officials are urging those with past criminal convictions to check the status of their voter registration.

Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced the development of a new online tool called " Restore Your Vote " which allows Californians who have been convicted of a felony to check whether or not they are eligible to vote post-release.

Officials say Californians who are still subject to post-release supervision may be eligible to register.