State senate approves E-poll books at voting sites

Paula Katinas, Brooklyn Reporter

March 01, 2019

Originally published in Brooklyn Reporter on March 01, 2019.

Voters could be signing their names electronically when they show up at their polling place to vote on Election Day if a bill passed by the state Senate eventually becomes law.

On Feb. 27, the Senate approved legislation sponsored by state Sen. Zellnor Myrie that would allow the use of electronic poll books, called E-poll books, at polling sites. The E-poll books would replace the old paper books currently in use. The bill has been sent to the state Assembly for consideration.

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