Posted by | July 19, 2012 18:23 | Filed under: Top Stories

Washington State will be the first to do it.

Through a software application interface jointly developed by Facebook and Microsoft Corp. at no cost to the state, users wishing to register online to vote will be able to do so on the official Facebook page of the secretary of state.

To complete the registration process, an applicant must provide a name and birth date, which Facebook already collects from its users’ profiles, and a state identification number or driver’s license number, said Shane Hamlin, the state’s co-director of elections.

By: Alan

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.