Senator David Blount to push online voter registration bill

A state senator wants to allow online voter registration and believes there will be bipartisan support for the legislation.

Sen. David Blount, D-Jackson, said he is crafting a bill for the 2014 Legislature, which begins Tuesday, to allow online voter registration.

Blount said he doesn’t believe there will be widespread opposition because mail-in voter registration is allowed now. Also, he said the new law requiring people to show a photo ID to vote should allay any concerns over online registration.

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