Paul Malischke: Continue efforts to modernize registration

Paul Malischke: Continue efforts to modernize registration

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Last Thursday's editorial praised the Government Accountability Board for taking a small step to modernize voter registration, by allowing electronic documents for proof of residence.

That same day, the Senate Committee on Elections had a presentation on a more significant step that would improve our voter registration system, modeled after a successful systems in 13 other states.

These systems are more accurate, save money and ensure timely registrations. They involve an instant check of the applicant's data against driver license records. Legislation authorizing these systems often passed in other states with broad support. You can learn more at www.fairelectionswi.com.

— Paul Malischke, Madison, Fair Elections Wisconsin

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