Call it the low-motivation voter.
Democrats in Oregon are jumping for joy now that Gov. Kate Brown signed legislation that automatically registers voters who have a driver’s license. But what good is a vote from someone who couldn’t be bothered to make an effort to register?
According to Yahoo News, a ballot will be mailed to anyone who has done business with the Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division since 2013 but has not bothered to register to vote.
A great scenario if you belong to a party that feasts on uninformed votes.
“It just changes expectations for who’s responsible for making elections work,” Barry Burden, a political science professor at the University of Wisconsin said. “In every other state it’s the responsibility for the voters to make sure it happens.”
The move is projected to add 300,000 voters.
Some in the Twitterverse praised the legislation while others bashed it.
Oregon becomes the 1st state to automatically register ppl to vote — and it will send them all a ballot in the mail: http://t.co/wFLzgJTtfH
— Taniel (@Taniel) March 16, 2015
@charles_gaba Typical. Their true agenda is obvious. The GOP only wants to disenfranchise illegals and the dead . . .
— Face Paw (@Rhandy4100) March 17, 2015
.@Taniel @whitenoise25 Must be so refreshing to live in a state that actually ENCOURAGES voting, rather than suppressing it. #AZBackwards
— Steve Weichert (@SteveWeichert) March 16, 2015
@charles_gaba @Taniel @DemFromCT Stay out of people’s choices nanny.
— Mark A. Webster (@MarkAWebster1) March 17, 2015
Oregon Gov Kate Brown signs automatic voter registration law that does something amazing: it makes democracy… easy. pic.twitter.com/Of6WnepMQX
— John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) March 16, 2015
@NicholsUprising @_Carja Praise the Lord & can we clone her?? I know of a few govrs she could replace!!
— sue b (@gradrn2) March 16, 2015
Btw,”automatic voting” has nothing to do w/ “easy” democracy & everything to do taking advantage of low info voters. #Shame @NicholsUprising
— Politics Matter (@Politics_Matter) March 17, 2015
.@NicholsUprising “Voting is hard!” — a Democrat
— Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) March 17, 2015
@AP This will make voter fraud much easier and automatic with an ID Card.
— matt (@NothappyMatt) March 17, 2015
@AP What could go wrong?
— Uri Blago (@UriBlago) March 17, 2015
@AP What happens if Oregon, like California, gives licenses to illegals? OH WAIT…….now I see the plan.
— Carmine Sabia (@CarmineSabia) March 17, 2015
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