Online Voter Registration Expands
It used to be that when you reached 18, you had to go to the elections office, a library or another public office to register to vote. Today, you can register over the Internet in several states.
In 2001, Arizona became the first to allow qualified voters to register entirely online. In the 2008 presidential election year, 69 percent of the registrations and updates received by Maricopa County (Phoenix) were completed online using the state's EZ Voter Registration site.
In 2007, Washington joined Arizona. More than 158,000 Washington voters completed registration forms using the online system in 2008. California enacted online registration in 2008, permitting online …
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Publication information: Article title: Online Voter Registration Expands. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: State Legislatures. Volume: 36. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2010. Page number: 8. © 2009 National Conference of State Legislatures. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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