With National Voter Registration Day in mind, the EAC will use a new Plan to Vote campaign to highlight the importance of registering to vote, updating your current voter registration information, and why exercising the right to vote is fundamental to our democracy. #PlantoVote2018
Sep 20 , 2018
As soon as I turned 18 years old, my mother urged me to register to vote in our state, especially because I was leaving to attend college. My mom also works for the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, so I understand the importance of voting and how it affects us as citizens.
Aug 24 , 2018
That’s a question you may hear quite frequently this coming month as the EAC gears up for the 6th annual National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. The right to vote is one of the single greatest parts of our democracy, but exercising that right may take some planning. Right now, registered voters should be thinking about verifying their registration, knowing where their polling place is, the deadlines for mail-in ballots, and other important information.
Sep 25 , 2017
Tomorrow is National Voter Registration Day! The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) encourages every eligible American to register to vote or update their voter registration. There’s no time like the present because elections are happening right now across the nation and next year’s Federal Election is just a little more than one year away.
Sep 11 , 2017
In the political realm, unfortunately, our nation has become more and more divided. While close elections are not new, in recent years it seems more and more elections are divided by fewer and fewer votes. But like the townspeople who were divided over the fire truck, we CAN put aside political differences and be united. Along with our American will-help, can-do spirit, something that still unites us politically is that we believe in the power of the voting booth.
Sep 04 , 2017
As National Voter Registration Day approaches on September 26, I would be remiss not to write a blog about the importance of registering to vote and making sure that all Americans are equally afforded that right. This is especially true for Americans with disabilities, men and women who are more likely to be turned away from registration because election workers are not properly trained on how to best serve this community.
Aug 28 , 2017
September 26 is National Voter Registration Day (NVRD). While there are many “days” that we celebrate each year (including today’s celebration of National Bow Tie Day), Americans should pay special attention to NVRD because academic research shows us that the average voter doesn’t know or understand the registration process.
Aug 25 , 2017
Did you know that September 26 is the fifth annual National Voter Registration Day (NVRD)? To celebrate, the EAC will spend the next few weeks using its new Registration->Participation campaign to highlight the importance of registering to vote, updating your current voter registration information, and why exercising the right to vote is fundamental to our democracy.