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VRM in the States: Alabama

Alabama currently has online voter registration and electronic pollbooks.

Published: April 11, 2018

Advances in Voter Registration Modernization

  • Online Voter Registration: Alabama launched online voter registration through the Secretary of State’s office in 2016. Eligible citizens with a state driver’s license or non-driver ID can use the system to register to vote and update their registration information. 
  • Electronic Pollbooks: Alabama has approved a pilot program for e-pollbooks in the state. 

Gains from Voter Registration Modernization in Alabama

  • Between the launch of online voter registration in 2016 and the November 2016 election, the state received 184,230 new voter registration applications through its online portal.