Election 2022

New rules make it easier for thousands of people in jail or on parole to vote in this election

There are roughly 50,000 Californians who will get to vote again or for the first time on Tuesday, thanks to Proposition 17, which restored voting rights to those on parole after it passed in November 2020.  UC Berkeley law Professor Emily Zhang believes that many people impacted by Prop 17 are not aware that they are newly eligible to vote.  “A law changing can only do so much. There’s the second part, which is to make sure people know about…