The Oklahoma State Election Board recently launched a new online voter registration system, making it easier for people to register to vote. However, some Republicans have expressed concerns that the new system could be used to commit election fraud.
The new system allows people to register to vote online by submitting their name, address, date of birth, and driver's license number. The system then matches the applicant's information against the state's driver's license database to verify their identity.
Republicans who are concerned about election fraud argue that the new system could be used to register ineligible voters or to vote multiple times. They also argue that the system could be vulnerable to cyberattacks.
The Oklahoma State Election Board has defended the new system, saying that it is secure and that it will make it easier for people to register to vote. However, the board has also said that it is taking steps to address the concerns of Republicans, such as requiring applicants to provide a valid email address and a phone number.
It remains to be seen whether the new online voter registration system in Oklahoma will be used to commit election fraud. However, the concerns of Republicans are not unfounded. In recent years, there have been several high-profile cases of election fraud, and it is possible that the new system could be exploited by criminals.
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Oklahoma now becomes the 40th state to allow people to register to vote online, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. Neighboring Texas and Arkansas do not allow online voter registration, according to the ACLU.
Oklahoma's new system allows people to submit an application for voter registration online, rather than in person or by mail, with applications approved following a match from the applicant’s driver license or state identification card.Oklahoma's Republican-led Legislature authorized online voter registration in 2015.Ziriax attributed the delay to the time it took to modernize the state driver's license and identification card system