Online Voter Registration is Law in Illinois

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Published on July 27 2013 2:46 pm
Last Updated on July 31 2013 8:14 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Governor Pat Quinn was scheduled to sign a measure into law today that will allow voters to register online.

Supporters say the move could increase turnout at the polls and reduce paperwork costs.  Those opposed question the security of an online registration system and warn of a potential for fraud.

The law requires the State Board of Elections to establish a system for online voter registration by July 1, 2014.