Senate Bill 3 Gets Its First Test Tuesday: Here's an Overview

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Senate Bill 3, the controversial new bill that changes some of the requirements for newly registered voters, gets its first test Tuesday in a special election in Laconia and Belmont. Gov. Chris Sununu says it will protect the integrity of New Hampshire elections. State Democratic Party Chairman Ray Buckley says it’s voter suppression. Here are some basic questions on the new law that is being challenged in court . What is it? It’s called Senate Bill 3, which further defines “domicile” for voting purposes. It took effect Friday. It requires those registering to vote within 30 days of an election to provide documents to prove they live where they are casting ballots. The law describes one’s “domicile” as fact and intention, “coupled with a verifiable act...

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