VRM in the States: Online Registration

February 3, 2017

Online registration is a key component of Voter Registration Modernization that allows voters to register — and to check and update their registration records — through a secure and accessible online portal.

  • In addition, many other states allow citizens to look up their voter registration information online, but do not currently allow voters to register or update their registration records online.
  • Thanks to a 2002 federal law, every state now has (or soon will have) a computerized statewide voter registration database capable of sharing information in some form with other government databases.