Atlanta U.S. Rep. John Lewis and several colleagues are pushing a bill that would automatically register people to vote whose names are on existing records held by departments of motor vehicles, public assistance programs and other databases.
According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the bill would allow citizens to opt out of registration. and allow registration right up to election day.
It also would require states to allow registration up to Election Day.
The bill faces significant Republican roadblocks to passage, including in Georgia, where Secretary of State Brian Kemp doesn