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Voting for officials and issues is an essential part of a democratic society. The franchise must never be conditioned on a person’s gender, ethnicity, or wealth. The ACLU works to ensure that no citizen is unfairly denied his or her right to vote.
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News Release, Published: 
Monday, February 22, 2021
The Players Coalition announced its support of House Bill 1078, which would restore voting rights to over 20,000 Washingtonians.
Monday, July 13, 2020
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Today the Voting Rights Restoration Act, SB 6228, failed to pass out of the Washington State Senate before cutoff. The ACLU of Washington had this reaction
Tuesday, January 7, 2020