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Secretary of the State Denise Merrill Statement on Bonding for Automatic Voter Registration

"Today's action by the Bond Commission to approve the funds to complete Connecticut's Automatic Voter Registration system at the Department of Motor Vehicles is a major step forward in expanding the right and ability to vote to every Connecticut citizen. Along with Same Day Registration and Online Voter Registration, when this process is complete, Connecticut will be one of the nation's leaders in ensuring that every citizen is able to register to vote with ease." - Secretary of the State Denise Merrill
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