Registering Voters Automatically

Source: Daniel Diorio, Legisbrief, Vol. 23 no. 46, December 2015

Efforts to register voters automatically are moving from “opt-in” systems, in which citizens can choose to register at the motor vehicle department, to “opt-out” policies. Under the opt-out model, voters are automatically registered and then given the opportunity to select a party affiliation or opt out afterward.