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AG's office says online voter registration legal in NY

Apr 27, 2016 12:03 am
Yancey Roy in Newsday reports that State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman OK'd online voter registration in Suffolk County. The Long Island county would be the first in the state to allow online voter registration. Assistant Solicitor General Kathryn Sheingold wrote in the opinion that state election law would allow an electronic signature on a voter registration form. Schneiderman said the opinion opened, “a new era of truly online voter registration, an incredibly exciting step that will help make the state election process more accessible and simpler for all.” Read the full story in Newsday.