Revised bill allowing state to automatically register voters passes Senate

New York would automatically add any citizen that fills out a state form to the voting rolls under a revised bill set to head to the state Senate.

Posted: Jan 9, 2020 9:45 AM
Updated: Jan 9, 2020 3:01 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York would automatically add to the voting rolls any citizen who fills out a state form, under a revised bill that passed the state Senate on Thursday.

Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, voting advocates and other Democrats say the bill targets an estimated 1.1 million eligible New Yorkers who aren't on the voter rolls.

The bill passed the state Senate 40-20. It now heads to the Assembly.

The vote on the revised legislation comes a day after Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for automatic voter registration in New York in his annual State of the State address.

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