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Tag: Voter registration

Feb.
12th

House committee passes fistful of elections bills on party-line votes

Just as he outlined a few weeks ago, Democratic Rep. Sam Hunt of Olympia mustered votes to push a handful of elections bills out of the House Government Operations and Elections Committee on Tuesday. Chief among them is a voting rights act letting cities and counties create minority-friendly electoral districts, a bill letting 16- and 17-year-olds preregister to vote when they get driver licenses, and a bill requiring ballot drop boxes on college campuses.

Also approved was a bill allowing voter registration on Election Day – for in person registrations – and changing the deadline for online registrations from

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