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Senator Funke pushing back against parolees having the ability to vote

Senator Funke pushing back against parolees having the ability to vote

May 23, 2018 05:02 PM

A state senator is pushing back against Governor Cuomo's executive order to allow New Yorkers on parole to vote.

Republican Senator Rich Funke started a petition against it.

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Funke says allowing people who have committed a violent crime to have their voting right restored sends the wrong message and bad behavior has consequences.

On Monday Cuomo issued a conditional pardon to more than 24,000 parolees, allowing them to vote.

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