Proposal To Link N.H. Voter Registration With Driver's License Renewal Spurs Debate

Updated: Apr 28

CONCORD NH (WMUR) - Officials with the New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles and the statewide organization representing town clerks are among those raising concerns about a new proposal that would allow people to start the voter registration process at the DMV.


The proposal, which got its first public hearing in the Senate Election Law Committee on Wednesday, is designed to increase voter registration by sending information collected from the DMV to the state's voter database.


Sen. Melanie Levesque, the bill’s prime sponsor, said the DMV already collects most of the information required to register to vote whenever someone registers for or updates a driver’s license.

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