Registration Day allows all to vote

The Seymour Tribune,  September 23, 2017

National Voter Registration Day, an initiative that began in 2012 for the presidential election, is designed to make sure everyone has the opportunity to vote, a basic right as a citizen of this country.

Besides registering voters, National Voter Registration Day — always the fourth Thursday of September — mobilizes up to 10,000 volunteers; educates millions of voters about the need to register; and gives Americans a chance to unite for at least one day a year, according to the non-partisan National Voter Registration Day.

In 2016, more than 750,000 voters used National Voter Registration Day to register to vote across the country, according to nationalvoterregistrationday.org.

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