Automatic Voter Registration

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HONOLULU — A bill advanced Tuesday by the Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee would automatically register to vote eligible U.S. citizens who apply for a driver's license or state identification card, unless the individual declines to be registered.

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, with the legislative session in full swing Burt will talk about bills that impact automatic voter registration. We've all heard about "Get out the Vote" campaigns, but what about getting people registered? This edition will help shed some light on bills that will help facilitate this.

Honolulu Printmakers

Discussing Houselessness; Voter Registration; Printmakers Show; Craftsman Fred Roster

Commentary: Increasing Voter Turnout in Hawaiʻi

Mar 13, 2018
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For the last five presidential elections, Hawaiʻi has ranked last in the nation in voter turnout. There are some ideas on the topic before the current legislative session. Corie Tanida of Common Cause Hawaiʻi says several are worth considering. She has more in this commentary.