Thanksgiving Coloring Contest
The Kingman Daily Miner Logo
Trusted local news leader for Kingman, Arizona & Mohave County
8:43 PM Thu, Nov. 15th

Arizona Sec of State rejects ACLU voter registration request

Arizona Secretary of State Michelle Reagan was at the Mohave County Republican Picnic in the Hualapai Mountains July 28. Reagan rejected the ACLU's voter registration request to automatically change voters' addresses when changed at the Motor Vehicle Department. (Photo by Vanessa Espinoza/Daily Miner)

Arizona Secretary of State Michelle Reagan was at the Mohave County Republican Picnic in the Hualapai Mountains July 28. Reagan rejected the ACLU's voter registration request to automatically change voters' addresses when changed at the Motor Vehicle Department. (Photo by Vanessa Espinoza/Daily Miner)

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan has rejected a request to unilaterally change more than 500,000 voter registration addresses to the address listed on driver's licenses.

She says the American Civil Liberties Union wrote a letter to her office late last year.

Reagan says the ACLU requested she direct the Arizona Department of Transportation to automatically update a person's voter registration address when they change information on their driver license using ADOT's website unless the voter opts out.

Reagan says the ACLU also wanted her office to alter registration records without a voter's consent.

In a statement Thursday, Reagan says her office has already coordinated with ADOT to making those changes next year.

But she expects the ACLU to file a lawsuit to force the changes before the November elections.