FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted released the following statement today in response to floor passage of Senate Bill 63 by the Ohio House of Representatives, legislation to authorize the implementation of an online voter registration system in Ohio. The bill now awaits Senate concurrence before being sent to the Governor for his consideration. The following may be attributed directly to Secretary Husted:
“Ohio is a national leader in many areas of elections administration and with today’s passage of online voter registration we can add one more.
“Online registration makes voting easier, more secure and saves tax dollars, helping meet the goal of making Ohio a place where it’s easy to vote and hard to cheat.
“I have long advocated for the creation of an online voter registration system and I’m grateful for the support and leadership of those in the General Assembly who have helped advance this important cause.
“The passage of online voter registration moves Ohio forward into the 21st Century for how we run elections and ensures it is easy to vote and hard to cheat in the Buckeye State.”
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