Can Felons Vote in Washington
Below you will find information on voting rights for felons in Washington. Where possible we have tried to simplify the answer as much as possible for you and give you the most direct answer of whether felons can vote in Washington.
You will also find links to Washington state operated websites for additional information, and links to information on restoring your right to vote in Washington.
- If you are a resident of Washington, and you have been convicted of a felony, you cannot vote while you are incarcerated. When you are convicted of a felony, whether in state or federal court, your voter registration is cancelled.
- Washington State Civil Rights Restoration: http://www.wawd.uscourts.gov/sites/wawd/files/RestoringRightsWashington.pdf
- Washington State Voter Registration: https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/
- Washington State Pardons: http://www.governor.wa.gov/boards-commissions/clemency-pardon-board