HARTFORD, Conn. – It’s nothing scandalous, but Connecticut gets a shout-out from a Democratic National Committee staffer in one of the more than 19,000 emails leaked Sunday before the start of the party’s convention.
Pratt Norton Wiley, national director of Voter Expansion for the Democratic National Committee, sent two other staffers an email on May 17 linking to a story in Think Progress about Connecticut’s adoption of automatic voter registration.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Michael Byzdra inked a memorandum of understanding in May to begin the two-year process of implementing an automatic voter registration system. Connecticut is the fifth state to adopt such a policy and the first to do it without legislative approval.
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