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National Voter Registration Day: Here’s What You Need to Know

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National Voter Registration Day: Here's What You Need to Know

(CTN News) _ Today is National Voter Registration Day, so make sure you are registered at your current address and ready to vote. You can register to vote or update your voter registration here.

We must all vote for our values – fight for our rights in this election.

The promise of democracy becomes more real for all of us when everyone can register and vote.

We need our federal leaders to protect and promote the right to vote.

In 2016, the Biden administration issued an executive order to encourage federal agencies to incorporate voter registration into their everyday interactions with eligible voters .

Apractice that’s been around for decades in state agencies like motor vehicle departments and public assistance offices.

It’s important for National Voter Registration Day,  Biden administration to protect our democracy by promoting access to voting, given the onslaught of attacks on voting rights across the country.

There can be more done by the federal government.

Thousands of veterans, students, low-income people, people of color, and others may be able to register to vote every day thanks to this executive order.

Here are a few other vital steps the Biden administration could take:

  • United States Citizenship and Immigration Services:
  •  Encourage USCIS employees to register all newly naturalized citizens to vote.

A strong implementation of this executive order will ensure the right to vote for all eligible Americans.

Make the Executive Order on Promoting Access to National Voter Registration Day priority for the Biden-Harris administration.

All eligible voters must register to vote and update their registration when they have moved this November.

The right to vote is protected by every election official, whether he or she is a secretary of state or a local election administrator. Vote your values this election.

It’s up to you to change it.

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