Thursday, May 28, 2009

EDR passes Connecticut House of Representatives

Hartford, Connecticut--Yesterday, the Connecticut House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow the state's citizens to register and vote on Election Day.

In response, Miles Rapoport, former Connecticut Secretary of State and President of Demos, a national public policy center, issued the following statement praising the vote, urging the state Senate to vote on the bill before the end of session, and asking Governor Rell to sign it into law. Read more.

Graph showing turnout in states with
Election Day registration compared to states
without Election Day registration in the
2008 Election.

Thanks to Demos for this update.

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