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ACLU Critical of Covered California Voter Registration Process

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(Sacramento, CA)
Monday, November 25, 2013

The ACLU of California says Covered California lags behind most other state exchanges in putting voter registration options front and center in on-line and paper applications.

“Almost all the other states have managed to incorporate voter registration,” says Lori Shellenberger with the ACLU. “We think it’s important for them to make this a priority.”

Covered California’s Sarah Sol says the exchange website has a voter registration button. “Also in our paper application," she adds "there’s a question in the frequently asked questions section at the very end of the application where people can read – what do I need to do in order to register to vote?”

Sol says Covered California is also hiring a voter registration coordinator.

The ACLU says it’s giving Covered California until December 16 to improve the voter registration component of its application process, or legal action may be filed. 

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