National Voter Registration Day Shatters Record

Oct 07, 2019

By, Peter Duncan, The Ritz Herald

Get #VOTEREADY by Registering to Vote

This year’s National Voter Registration Day (September 24) shattered records with an estimated 400,000 citizens registering for the first time or updating their voter registration. This unprecedented number is more than THREE TIMES the previous record set for an “off-year” focused primarily on local elections and far outpaced expectations.

Last week, 4,082 community partners – including nonprofits, libraries, colleges, local election offices, veteran groups, and more – joined with nationally-recognized partners such as Snap!, Facebook, Viacom, NALEO Educational Fund, United Way, EveryLibrary, League of Women Voters, and many more (see full list below) for a single day of coordinated, nonpartisan civic action promoting voter registration online and at in-person, community-based events across the nation.

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