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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2020, file photo, state Rep. Tarra Simmons, D-Bremerton, holds blank voter registration forms as she poses for a photo at her home in Bremerton, Wash. Washington state lawmakers have voted to automatically restore voting rights to people who have been released from prison after committing felonies, even if they're still on community supervision. Simmons of Bremerton, who was incarcerated herself before being released and becoming a lawyer. "Her success story is what we want for all people who are completing their prison term," Sen. Patty Kuderer, D-Bellevue, said during the floor debate. "Let's give that opportunity to others as well by restoring their voices and their right to vote." (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)