national voter registration day
With the United States' voter registration rate among the lowest in the developed world, there's no doubt we need a National Voter Registration Day. But, if our country wants to work towards a goal of getting more Americans to vote, we also need a Voting Restoration Day.
Everyone wants to be invited to the party -- and Rock the Vote wants to tell you about a party that everyone over 18 is invited too. It's voting, and earlier this week Rock the Vote celebrated the day that helps get everyone on the invite list: National Voter Registration Day.
California could automatically enroll millions of new voters -- but will they participate?
The clock is ticking!
We come from all walks of life, and we vote for lots of different reasons. But today, all Americans deserve the chance to stand up for what matters most to them. And the best way to do that is to register and vote.
In 1920, suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt founded the League of Women Voters to democratize the vote. Since then, League members across the country have worked tirelessly to strengthen our democracy and ensure equality for all.
While we may breathe a sigh of relief not to be bombarded with campaign messages, there is one message that should be emphasized no matter what office is on the ballot: registering to vote.
In framing the U.S. Constitution, the Founding Fathers underscored the importance of America's voting system, which they believed to be critical to a strong democracy. Today, we still have work to do to make the most out of our nation's voting system.
Let's be proactive and organize our families, friends and communities to register to vote on September 25th. If we are going to make every vote count, it is crucial for communities to participate in National Voter Registration Day and turn out on November 6th.
Today, September 25, thousands of people across the country and hundreds here in Colorado are celebrating National Voter Registration Day.