SPOKANE — The Spokane County commissioners oppose an effort that uses state funds to improve voter turnout among jail inmates, but the project is moving forward anyway.

Spokane County Auditor Vicky Dalton last week told the commissioners she wanted to apply for a grant that would allow her office to educate inmates on how to register to vote and cast a ballot.

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