League of Women Voters event on on National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 26th

September 20, 2017 – The League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County will turn out in force to register voters on National Voter Registration Day, Tuesday, September 26.  You’ll find us at SPD Market-Grass Valley (in Kmart Parking lot), 8:30 AM to 6 PM and other locations to be announced.  View our website at www.lwvwnc.org or our Facebook page for additional location details.

Every year millions of Americans find themselves unable to vote because they miss a registration deadline, don’t update their registration, or aren’t sure how to register. The League of Women Voters wants to make sure every eligible person has the opportunity to vote. On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, volunteers and organizations from all over the country will “hit the streets” in a single day of coordinated field, technology and media efforts. National Voter Registration Day seeks to create broad awareness of voter registration opportunities to reach tens of thousands of voters who may not register otherwise.

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National Voter Registration Day is a national holiday celebrating our democracy. It was first observed in 2012 and has been growing in popularity every year since. Held on the fourth Tuesday of September, National Voter Registration Day will be observed on Tuesday, September 26th, this year. The holiday has been endorsed by the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS). It is further supported by the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED).

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. You may learn more about the League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County at www.lwvwnc.org or by visiting our Facebook page.