People who tried to register to vote while renewing driver's licenses online had to print out and mail in another form.
Can “automatic registration” add 35 million Americans to the voter rolls? By Rebecca Beitsch At least 35 million Americans
Registration numbers dropped sharply from 2012 to 2014.
And they're threatening to sue.
In a democratic system, no right is more fundamental or necessary than the right to vote. So why are citizens required to opt-in to exercise their right to vote through voter registration?
In California, there are about 7 million people who are eligible to vote but never registered to do so, including 1.2 million in Los Angeles County. It's a shocking statistic, considering the sacrifices made to win passage of the historic Voting Rights Act, which marked its 50th anniversary this year.
One reason for our shamefully low turnout is America's ramshackle voter registration system. States have slowly improved the process over the last decade. But this year, a bold new reform has caught on -- automatic voter registration, starting at DMVs.
It appears that public officials in North Carolina are aware that there is a disconnect between what the NVRA dictates and