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Elimination of NC voter preregistration
program creates confusion for DMV
and elections officials

Charlotte Observer (NC), by Anne Blythe

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Posted By:muncssister, 7/3/2014 2:03:44 PM

RALEIGH- The General Assembly’s decision to do away with voter preregistration in 2013 has created confusion in state driver’s license offices, where 50,000 teenagers a year had been signed up in a program that automatically added their names to voter rolls when they turned 18. Since September, when part of the sweeping elections overhaul bill took effect, state Division of Motor Vehicles officials have had difficulty figuring out at what age newly licensed drivers should be allowed to register to vote. This issue is one of many expected to be raised next week in federal court by lawyers representing the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Grampy, 7/3/2014 2:33:19 PM     (No. 9909938)

Holding back comments about any state´s DMV, I only wish there was as much "study" required to register to vote as there is to get a driver´s license.

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RALEIGH- The General Assembly’s decision to do away with voter preregistration in 2013 has created confusion in state driver’s license offices, where 50,000 teenagers a year had been signed up in a program that automatically added their names to voter rolls when they turned 18. Since September, when part of the sweeping elections overhaul bill took effect, state Division of Motor Vehicles officials have had difficulty figuring out at what age newly licensed drivers should be allowed to register to vote. This issue is one of many expected to be raised next week in federal court by lawyers representing the



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