Arizona Makes It Easier To Register To Vote

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 3:37pm
Updated: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 3:38pm
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Adrian Fontes.

A consent decree related to voting in Arizona was officially announced this week. Secretary of State Michele Reagan has agreed to remove a series of hurdles that currently affect some who want to register to vote.

Among the stipulations, Reagan has agreed to not demand proof of citizenship to register for federal, state and local elections if people already have provided such proof to the Motor Vehicle Division and to make it easier for people to move from county to county without having to provide new citizenship proof at their new address.

The legal fight has its roots in Proposition 200, a 2004 ballot measure.

For one perspective on the agreement, The Show turned to Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes.

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