Measure In Oregon Could Boost Number Of Registered Voters02:10


The number of registered voters in Oregon could soon increase dramatically.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law this week a first-of-its-kind measure that will automatically register eligible voters when they get a drivers' license and renew their licenses.

Oregon elections officials estimate the new policy will add about 300,000 new voters over the next several years.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Oregon Public Broadcasting's Chris Lehman reports.


This segment aired on March 18, 2015.

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