Washington State Dem leader: Register voters at birth

Washington State Dem leader: Register voters at birth
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[Ed. – Hey, as long as I get to pick their party affiliation.]

In Washington state, a local Democratic leader wants people registered to vote at birth.

In Nevada and New Mexico, a liberal group is pressuring the legislatures to let people register when they get driver’s licenses. …

“Democrats have been on the defensive,” said Tina Podlodowski, chairwoman of the Washington State Democratic Party. “We’ve tried to get on the offensive, and I think people are starting to listen more and more to that.”

The idea might sound far-reaching, but the Democratic leader says other countries take even bolder steps to make sure everyone can vote – including registering people at birth.

“If you look at different countries, European countries or Scandinavian countries, basically folks walk in when they’re 18 and they just start voting and don’t have to register,” she said. “Because they were registered at birth.”

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