State law requires individuals or entities to adhere to specific guidelines about how other personal information will be used. Those can't be honored if the information is given over to the commission as has been requested.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order expanding the number of state agencies required to provide voter registration assistance, and creating a task force to study improvements to election infrastructure.
The Texas Secretary of State indicated he would provide “public information” to the president's commission. Plaintiffs argue that's illegal as described since state law requires numerous steps to protect against the data being used improperly.
Automatic voter registration is a bipartisan approach to registering eligible voters that will save money, and increase accuracy of the rolls and voter participation. It passed with overwhelming support from both chambers in the state legislature.
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the 2015 corruption conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and ordered a new trial in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in McDonnell v. United States.
Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson said she will give some voter information to the Commission on "Election Integrity," but Indiana civic groups and others argue in a lawsuit submitted to Lake County court that doing so violates state law.