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Cuomo orders parole officers to help ex-cons vote

Cuomo orders parole officers to help ex-cons vote

June 19, 2018 11:10 AM

Governor Cuomo is ordering parole officers to help ex-cons register to vote.

According to an internal memo shown to The New York Post parole officers must give voter registration forms to parolees during office or home visits. and help them fill out the forms when asked for assistance.

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The move follows Cuomo's decision in April to issue conditional pardons that restore voting rights to more than 24,000 parolees.

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