Ivey signs bill banning curbside voting in state

Published 2:36 pm Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Gov. Kay Ivey today signed HB285, a bill banning curbside voting.

The bill, which was sponsored by Rep. Wes Allen of Troy, passed the House of Representatives 74-25, and Senate 25-6, according to reports.

The bill prohibits curbside voting of voting machines outside of enclosed buildings designated as voting places.

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Our freedom of speech is rooted in our ability to vote, and a strong election process is what sets our democracy apart from every other country in the world. I appreciate the bipartisan efforts of Rep. Allen and Rep. Scott to ensure Alabama’s election process remains free, fair and highly ethical,” Ivey said in a statement.