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Auto Voter Registration Bill Will Have To Wait Until 2020

Susan Lerner, with the government reform group Common Cause, said it was “pure human error”. “It was a typo,” Lerner said. “The word ‘not’ was in there when it shouldn’t have been. Very simple.” She said it was in a section hastily added during the end of session crunch to ensure that undocumented immigrants’ names did not get sent to the Board of Elections by mistake. “It was exactly the opposite,” she said. “It was an attempt to doubly ensure that people who were not eligible would be mistakenly picked up by the system.”

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