Governor Signs Automatic Voter Registration, Immigration Laws

Statement from Governor Rauner

You’ll be automatically registered to vote the next time you get a new drivers license in Illinois.  Governor Rauner yesterday signed an automatic voter registration law to make it easier for people to update their voter information.  The governor also signed a new law that stops state law enforcement agencies from asking immigration questions or holding people simply because of an immigration violation.  Critics say that law essentially turns Illinoisinto a sanctuary state.

RELATED CONTENT

Joliet’s Route 66 Stadium Facelift Complete Three Arrested in Connection with Toddler Shot in Joliet Romeoville’s Police Department Shares Report On Mayor’s DUI Arrest Joliet Public Library receives 2018 ALA Excellence in Library Programming Award Shorewood HUGS Donates to Forest Preserve District for K-9 Care Demolition Continues On The Old Silver Cross Hospital In Joliet
Comments