“Can getting teens to register to vote at the same time they get their driver's license increase their chances of voting when they turn 18? ... Kim Abel, co-president of the League of Women Voters of Washington, says her group supports the idea, since it goes hand-in-hand with the state's newest high school graduation requirement. ‘The League's really excited that we worked with the state Legislature to pass civics education - and if you've got students signing up to register to vote, all of a sudden that civics lesson makes a lot more sense to them.’”

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