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NJ Gov. Murphy Signs Automatic Voter Registration Bill Into Law

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Registering to vote just got easier in New Jersey, after Gov. Phil Murphy signed an automatic voter registration bill into law Tuesday afternoon. The legislation requires the Motor Vehicle Commission to automatically register any eligible person to vote when they apply for a permit, license, or non-driver ID card. It gives other state agencies the option to participate in the program as well, although they will not be required. 'Today, New Jersey proudly joins a select group of states – 11 plus the District of Columbia – that have enacted automatic voter registration to expand and protect the voting rights of their citizens,'said Governor Murphy. 'This stands in stark contrast to those whose only interest lays in restricting voting rights and suppressing voters' voices.'

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