Leighley, Jan and Nagler, Jonathan (2015) Oregon’s new voter registration law will make voting easier—but higher turnout will depend on parties and candidates. USApp– American Politics and Policy Blog (03 Apr 2015) Blog Entry.
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Last month, Oregon introduced an innovative new voter registration law, which will see people automatically registered to vote when they register with the state’s department of motor vehicles. Jan Leighley and Jonathan Nagler write that Oregon’s new law should be seen against a backdrop of changing voting laws which include measures which make voting easier, such as early voting, absentee voting, and Election Day registration, and voter identification laws which make voting more difficult. They argue that while Oregon’s new law- and others like it- should help encourage people to vote candidates must also give them good reasons to do so
|Item Type:||Website (Blog Entry)|
|Additional Information:||© 2015 The Authors|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
|Sets:||Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog|
|Date Deposited:||15 May 2015 11:49|
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