Monday, March 1, 2010

Oregon offers online voter registration | -

Oregon offers online voter registration | -

Oregonians can register to vote online starting today as Oregon becomes the fourth state in the nation to offer voters an electronic path to the polls.

The online registration system, which cost the state about $200,000 to set up, will be a cheaper, more secure and more accurate way to reach more voters, particularly the housebound, elderly and out-of-state members of the military, said Secretary of State Kate Brown. It also should attract more young voters who spend more time on the Internet, she said.

'One of my chief goals is to reduce barriers to people participating in the democratic process,' she said. ...

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