Lawmakers pass automatic voter registration bill

Holly Plackett from the League of Women Voters registers voters at the Kona Safeway ahead of the 2020 general election. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Election worker Hiram Wilbur registers a voter for August’s primary election at West Hawaii Civic Center. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

State lawmakers Tuesday passed a measure that would make Hawaii the latest state to implement automatic voter registration.