Posted on April 05, 2006Universal high school voter registration and education was introduced to a wide audience on April 6th in a New York Times op-ed by FairVote Board Chairman John Anderson and U.S. Election AssistanceCommissioner Ray Martinez.
Executive Director Rob Richie also introduced the concept at a conference at American University focused on the broader theme of achieving full and accurate voter rolls through universal registration.
Local councilmembers, state legislators, election officials and education officials are all exploring ways to create or improve high school voter registration and education programs. These programs are particularly relevant as states work to build accurate statewide voter databases as mandated by the Help America Vote Act.
[ Read John Anderson and Ray Martinez' New York Times op-ed ]
[ Read Rob Richie's Speech at American University HAVA Conference ]
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