Tag: election day registration

Could initiatives rescue voting?

Could the lack of ballot initiatives in Utah be hurting our voter turnout? Turns out, it could be a significant factor in our low number of voters. For the past 10 years, several states have led the way in voter participation: Maine, Wisconsin, Colorado, Alaska, Minnesota, Oregon and Washington. There is no obvious partisan similarity

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Getting it right on the right to vote

During the last legislative session, I worked very hard on an election day voter registration bill. It passed the House easily, but after the county clerks got involved, it ended up failing in the Senate on the last night of the session. There were several elements to the clerks’ arguments–unknown expectation of additional work, additional

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