Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

MSNBC: Alabama agrees to boost voter registration chances

Nov 13, 2015
In The News

Alabama has agreed to make changes to its voter registration system, it announced Friday, settling claims by the U.S. Department of Justice that it violated a federal law meant to make it easier to register.

The Justice Department said it found “widespread noncompliance” with the 1993 National Voter Registration Act, also known as the “motor voter” law, which requires that states offer voter registration opportunities whenever someone applies for or renew their driver’s license or other identification documents.

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