California: County residents can register to vote on iPhone

Tue, May 18 2010 — Source: San Francisco Weekly

Santa Clara County has taken a historic step by allowing residents to register to vote electronically, the San Jose Mercury News reports. The new procedure allows people to register using touch-screen devices such as iPhones and iPads, and is the result of a proposal by the Silicon Valley firm Verafirma, which created the technology that will be used. The plan has the support of the county registrar and board of supervisors, according to the Merc.