Voter registration in Tennessee could enter the digital era if state lawmakers continue to advance a bill to implement a system already adopted by a majority of states. The House Government Operations Committee on Tuesday approved a measure that would allow voters to register with the secretary of state over the Internet. If lawmakers approve the bill, sponsored by House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga, Tennessee would join 31 other states that allow online voter registration.
Three other states — Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Florida — have passed similar measures but have yet to implement the system, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.
McCormick told the committee that the legislation, which is being advanced by the secretary of state’s office, includes several aspects to prevent fraudulent registration.
Full Article: Tennessee a step closer to online voter registration.