The state Senate added a new member Thursday, which likely gives Senate Democrats enough votes to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto last year of a bill granting felons the right to vote immediately after they are released from prison, rather than at the end of their parole or probation.
Sen. Craig Zucker, a Montgomery County Democrat, filled the seat vacated by Sen. Karen Montgomery when she resigned effective Jan. 1.
Zucker, a former delegate, is in the unique position of voting twice for the same veto override. He also voted on it last month in the House.