“Ohio bill proposes automatic voter registration for voting-age high schoolers”


A group of Democratic state lawmakers has proposed automatically registering all Ohio high-school students to vote once they reach voting age.

The bill, introduced in the Ohio House on Monday, also requires the state BMV to offer Ohioans the chance — without any additional paperwork — to register to vote or to update their registration when they visit, with an eye toward expanding it to other state agencies in the future. That’s similar to another bill introduced last year in the state Senate with backing from Secretary of State Frank LaRose, a Republican.


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