Oregon passed a breakthrough law in March to automatically register eligible citizens — and New Jersey could be next. With a major election on the horizon, now is a great time to put politics aside and stand up for the right to vote.
Clinton’s transformative plan to automatically register voters at 18 could add 50 million to the rolls, cut costs, and curb the potential for fraud. All candidates, from both parties, should tell us what they would do to improve our democracy.
A commission moved forward on online voter registration last week, but missed an opportunity to fully modernize the state’s election system. The Iowa Legislature should pick up where the commission left off.