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AGO 1952 No. 416 >  October 9, 1952
ELECTORS - FORFEITURE OF ELECTIVE FRANCHISE BY CONVICTION OF INFAMOUS CRIME - MEANING OF "CONVICTION" AS TO PAROLEE
ELECTORS ‑- FORFEITURE OF ELECTIVE FRANCHISE BY CONVICTION OF INFAMOUS CRIME ‑- MEANING OF 'CONVICTION' AS TO PAROLEE. A person whose guilt of an infamous crime has been determined by a plea or verdict of guilty and who has been placed on probation therefor pursuant to RCW 9.95.200, et seq., has been "convicted" within the meaning and intent of § 3052 Code of 1881 (Rem. Rev. Stat. § 5112) and is not entitled to vote until such time as he has been discharged from probation and the information or indictment against him has been dismissed as provided by RCW 9.95.240.
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