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Oregon prepares to register every possible voter
Work begins to implement state’s new auto voter reg law

Oregon made history recently when newly appointed Gov. Kate Brown signed legislation into law that makes voter registration automatic for Oregonians using driver’s license records.

House Bill 2177 moved quickly through the Oregon’s Democratically controlled Legislature — although similar legislation had failed in 2013. It was championed by then-Secretary of State Kate Brown as well as the Oregon Association of County Clerks (OACC). And on March 16, Brown got to sign her legislation into law.

Now comes the hard part — implementing the new law. Read more…