Governor signs bill into law ensuring voter confidentiality for domestic violence survivors


During Domestic Violence Awareness month, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a new bill into law on Thursday, Oct. 28 to protect the confidentiality of domestic violence survivors’ voter registration records for their safety.

The legislation (A465A/S1555A) will allow survivors to opt to have their voter records private by signing an affidavit that they are a survivor of domestic violence. 

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