SPRINGFIELD - Statement from Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton regarding Senate approval of SB 250, which creates automatic voter registration system in Illinois.

“We have an opportunity to reduce government duplication and streamline services. We should take it. If we can get people registering when they get their drivers’ license, it will dramatically reduce the voter registration costs that are substantial at county and city offices across the state.”

“Illinois is continually recognized as a national leader in voter access and modernization. This policy maintains our leadership. I would hope that the Illinois House would similarly support this important legislation and the governor would sign it into law.”
SB 250 won Senate approval Thursday and now advances to the Illinois House.