How can I get my right to vote restored if I was convicted by a Washington state court for a crime committed after July 1, 1984? If you completed all requirements of your sentence, including fines, restitution and other costs, while still in Department of Corrections (DOC) custody or under DOC supervision, DOC will notify the sentencing court that all terms of the sentence have been completed. The court will then issue a certificate of discharge, which restores your right to vote and makes you eligible to register. Your right to serve on a jury, sign initiatives, and run for office is also restored. The certificate does not restore the right to possess firearms and does not clear your conviction for purposes of your criminal history or an employment background check. A copy of the certificate of discharge should be mailed to your last known address. - http://www.srb.wa.gov/fdrcrform.html
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