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electionlineWeekly — September 28, 2017

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IV. Legislative Updates

California: Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has signed a bill into law that will move the state’s presidential primary from June to early March.

Indiana: Hoosier lawmakers are planning to file bills for same-day voter registration and vote-by-mail.

Iowa: Secretary of State Paul Pate (R) told The Des Moines Register this week that he plans to ask the 2018 Legislature for additional money for technology upgrades to the state’s election system.

Pennsylvania: The House has approved a bill that would allow a registered voter from anywhere in the state to be appointed as a poll watcher in any election district. The vote was 106-91 with all Democrats and 13 Republicans voting against it.

Wisconsin: Reps. Eric Genrich (D-Green Bay) and Terese Berceau (D-Madison) have introduced legislation that would automatically register Wisconsinites to vote.