Because a governor only has authority to pardon crimes committed in his or her state, it would likely be that only the governor in the state where the crime originally occurred would be able to pardon a violation of his or her state's laws. BUT - to be certain, you should contact the governor's offices in both the state where the crime originally occured and the state in which you now live to ask for their recommendation to be sure you do not waste your efforts or improperly file.
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