Saratoga County Supervisors Reject Early Voting, Automatic Registration

In the Times Union, Wendy Liberatore reports “the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors disregarded the pleas from the public on Tuesday afternoon to break down barriers to voting by supporting Gov. Andrew’s Cuomo’s call for early voting and automatic voter registration through the DMV.

In a vote 21 to 2, the supervisors rejected the state’s call for both reforms because they are too costly, too confusing and, they believe, don’t increase voter turnout.” The measure considered by a resolution and is not binding.

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