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Restore Your Vote
Do you have a criminal conviction? You may be eligible to vote.
Please respond to the statements below to determine if you may be eligible to vote.
I am a United States citizen and a
resident of California.
I will be 18 years old or older on election day.
I am currently in state or federal
prison or on parole for the
conviction of a felony.
I have been found mentally incompetent to vote by a court.
You are eligible to vote.
Please register here.
For more information about voting with a criminal conviction, please see
Voting rights: Persons with a criminal history
You are not eligible to vote.
You are not eligible to vote while in state or federal prison or on parole. You can register to vote after completing your sentence.
You are not eligible to vote if a court has found you mentally incompetent. For more information, please see
Voting rights: Persons subject to conservatorship