Utah lawmakers would automatically register teen voters – then sell their personal information
Voter Registration articles on Democracy Chronicles
Democracy Chronicles voter registration section is focused on every aspect of voter identification and registration. Also see our section on Election Reform in America and our archives for Voter Access and Voter ID.
This is an embarrassing and costly miscarriage of justice. It shouldn’t be allowed to stand.
Engaged and informed citizens are a necessary condition for effective democracy
It’s not illegal to be registered in multiple states. It is a felony to cast ballots in more than one state
Many other countries have some type of mandatory voting law and get much higher turnout as a result
The solution for the nation’s chronic low voter turnout has to take into account leading barriers to voting
Absentee voting, uncertain turnout and registration errors are just some problems local election officials may face
The difficulty of pulling off in-person voter impersonation at a large scale revealed in reporter’s personal experience
Large numbers of people over the age of 110 is proof of problems with voter databases but nothing nefarious afoot
The answer is no. Dead people voting has been eliminated with modern databases and noncitizens never vote