"A bill that would authorize online voter registration passed 14-10 along party lines. Sen. Sharon Carson, R-Londonderry, asked how is proof of residency going to be accomplished online as it is required at a town or city hall? “You are voting for something and you have no idea of how it is going to work,” she said. Sen. Melanie Levesque, D-Brookline, said the state has a long and proud tradition of engagement with the democratic process. “By enacting online voter registration, we create a clearer path towards participation for every eligible voter to continue to support our dedication to political engagement,” she said. Republicans voted to oppose the bill. Senate Bill 631 now goes to the House."
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Published March 12, 2020