Same day voter registration is not broken

Published: 12/7/2016 3:24:41 AM
It ain’t broke

The move to deny same-day voter registration to New Hampshire citizens is a solution in search of a problem.

In addition to the legal and financial complications pointed out by Katy Burns in the Sunday Monitor on Dec. 4, the effort is part of a long-standing conservative voter suppression movement. It has for years been a goal of the Koch-supported American Legislative Exchange Council.

New Hampshire can do better, in this case by doing nothing. It ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

Fred Portnoy

Canterbury




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