November 16, 2020

11A121

Voter Registration Practices

STANDING COMMITTEE ON ELECTION LAW
SECTION OF STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW
SECTION OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LAW
ADOPTED BY THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES
August 2011

RESOLUTION

RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association supports efforts to improve voter registration practices by:

1) Ensuring the accuracy of voter registration rolls using existing government lists or databases.
2) Streamlining the procedures whereby changes in voter rolls and voter registration information are made.

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges commitment by states and local election jurisdictions to develop the necessary compatible technology and resources to improve their voter registration practices.

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges federal legislation or administrative action creating incentives to encourage election jurisdictions to adopt the above improvements.