Pennsylvania to start automatic voter registration

Pennsylvania introduces automatic voter registration ahead of 2024 elections, as announced by Gov. Josh Shapiro. Automatic opt-in for eligible voters during renewal or receipt of ID cards or licenses replaces previous need for personal opt-in. Opt-out option available. Pennsylvania becomes 24th state adopting automatic registration, a practice used by both Democratic and Republican-led states. State anticipates gaining tens of thousands of registered voters. Aim is to ensure election security, save time and tax dollars, and streamline process. Pennsylvania, a critical swing state, sees automatic registration as key for voter turnout due to narrow election margins.

Source: Political Campaign News | The Hill

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