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Concern mounts about few voters turning out

By Richard Borreca

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 20, 2012

~~<p>News item: OLYMPIA, Wash. &raquo; Facebook users in Washington state will have something else to brag about to their online friends: that they registered to vote on Facebook.</p>
<p>The USA Today piece goes on to note that Washington started online voter registration in 2008 and this week goes even further by allowing voter registration via Facebook. Reportedly candidates or other voters won't be &quot;friending&quot; those who register and the system will be secure.</p>
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News item: OLYMPIA, Wash. » Facebook users in Washington state will have something else to brag about to their online friends: that they registered to vote on Facebook.

The USA Today piece goes on to note that Washington started online voter registration in 2008 and this week goes even further by allowing voter registration via Facebook. Reportedly candidates or other voters won't be "friending" those who register and the system will be secure. Login for more...



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