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CT cited in hacked DNC emails

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill   (CTNewsJunkie file photo)
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill (CTNewsJunkie file photo)

Election 2016HARTFORD, 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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  1. EveT

    It’s about time “to begin the two-year process of implementing an automatic voter registration system.”
    In the meantime, you can register to vote online on the Secretary of the State website or by mail to the city Registrar of Voters. Also, the League of Women Voters holds voter registration events around town if you watch for them.

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