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It’s time to unlock the vote for those on parole

In Connecticut over 3,000 people will not be able to vote in the upcoming presidential election, not because they’ve committed voter fraud or engaged in some activity that threatens our elections. These 3,000+ citizens have been disenfranchised because they are under parole supervision in Connecticut. No longer behind prison bars, those on parole are barred from participating in the very institution that keeps our society functioning: democracy.