New Hampshire House votes to reverse voter registration laws
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The New Hampshire House voted Thursday to reverse two new voter registration laws, even though neither has fully taken effect and both are being challenged in court.
One of the laws requires additional documentation from voters who register within 30 days of an election. Supporters argue it will increase trust in elections by requiring people to prove they live where they vote, but opponents argue it is confusing, unnecessary and intimidating. A judge allowed the law to take effect but blocked penalties of a $5,000 fine and a year in jail for fraud while the court challenge is pending.