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New Utah Organization Aims To Fire Up Millenial Voters

Jul 14, 2016
Andrea Smardon / KUER

A new organization launched in Utah Thursday aimed at getting more millennials to the voting booth.

Utah Elections Office

    

The Utah House has passed a bill that would allow voters to keep their personal information private. That information is currently available from voter registration records that have been posted online.

Eric Hutchings, R-Kearns, supports a bill that would allow voters to choose whether they want their personal details from state election records to be public. Last year, a web site bought personal information for 1.5 million Utah voters and posted it on the web. Hutchings says that kind of data is fodder for thieves like the ones who stole his identity.