A Colorado elections overhaul that includes same-day voter registration and mailing ballots to all voters has been signed into law.
The governor is expected to sign a measure into law that would redefine how Colorado elections are run, allowing same-day voter registration and having ballots mailed to all registered voters.
A proposal by Democrats redefining Colorado elections rules to include same-day voter registration and ballots by mail to all voters is on its way to the governor’s desk.
A Democrat-sponsored bill redefining Colorado elections to include same-day voter registration and sending ballots by mail to all voters passed the Senate without support from Republicans who raised concerns about fraud.
Furious about Democratic-proposed election changes, Colorado Senate Republicans pushed debate past midnight Wednesday arguing against same-day registration and sending ballots by mail to all registered voters before the bill received initial approval.
Colorado Democrats advanced an elections overhaul Thursday that includes mailing ballots to every registered voter and allowing same-day registration — proposed changes that have Republicans nervous about the potential benefit to Democrats.
Colorado Democrats are planning sweeping changes to how elections are run in the state. Democrats want to allow same-day voter registration and to require that every registered voter gets a ballot by mail.
Democrats on a legislative committee rejected a GOP proposal Wednesday to cancel the voter registration of people in Colorado suspected of not being U.S. citizens.
Colorado Republicans are pushing a bill to cancel voter registrations of people believed not to be U.S. citizens.
A robust registration push by President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has resulted in more Democrats than Republicans on the voter rolls in most battleground states, including Florida and Nevada, according to data from state election boards.