The "Motor Voter" Law at 21: Do DMVs and Elections Connect? | Audio

4/6/2015
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Running time

01:54:00

Moderator

  • Ted Booth, Mississippi Legislature

Speakers

  • Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles
  • Sam Derheimer, Pew Center on the States, Washington, D.C.
  • Elaine Manlove, Department of Elections, Delaware

Overview

The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 celebrates its 21st birthday this year. How is the “motor voter” law doing? It required that in most states voter registration be offered at motor vehicle offices, and yet too often the hand-off of registration applications isn’t smooth. Can a software solution connecting these two state agencies work better for both parties? What role do lawmakers play in ensuring their states are in compliance with federal law?

This session was recorded Dec. 11, 2014

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